Resource Get involved in research NRAS is committed to improving a broad range of outcomes for the RA community. In achieving these aims we work on a number of separate but entwined strategies covering issues such as policy reform, the develop of self-management resources, providing support and help to people experiencing health, social and psychological issues related to their RA. Print An additional aim is to improve the quality of treatment, including supporting the development of new medical therapies that improve the quality of life for people living with RA and JIA. We achieve this by connecting research organisations with people living with RA who wish to actively participate in surveys and research. If you would like more information on research or would like to sign up to be an active participant, click below. To understand research further, please see our ‘Research Explained‘ article. Submit your interest Article Clinical trials Clinical trials relate to answering specific questions about new therapies, or diagnostic procedures, or new ways of using known treatments. Article Get involved in COVID-19 research NRAS was contacted by many teams of researchers at a variety of universities to conduct research by a survey on the impact that COVID-19 is having on people living with RA and adult JIA. We would like to thank all that took part in these studies. Here are the studies we have been involved in and where we have them, the results. Article Research opportunities Typically these research opportunities aim to find out peoples opinion and what happens to people in different situations. Article Focus groups We have a number of focus groups coming up soon! Watch this space. If you would like to express your interest in advance, click below. Article Other ways to get involved in research Get involved in other research by becoming part of patient registries or finding trials on trial platforms.