MACRA/RaDiCaL/MAHSC Leading Alliance/Collaborative Development The R&D Team supports the continued development and implementation of: Manchester Academic Health Science Centre. Regular communication meetings are held to keep the R&D Team abreast of developments in MAHSC and to keep MAHSC updated with developments in R&D from across the region. The Research and Development in Cumbria and Lancashire (RaDiCaL). The RaDiCaL Partnership Board recently hosted an event to revisit and refresh the vision for RaDiCaL. The vision will be developed and implemented over the coming months. Click here to view a the RaDiCaL Visioning workshop report held in February 2010 Merseyside and Cheshire Research Alliance (MACRA) MACRA has established an Oversight Group to oversee the work of the three working groups: Working Together Working Group. This group has been established to provide a focal point for health research in Cheshire and Merseyside and support collaborative working. R&D Workforce Development Working Group. This group has been established to support the development of the clinical and academic R&D Workforce in Cheshire and Merseyside. Communication and Knowledge Translation Working Group. This group has been established to raise the profile of R&D in Cheshire and Merseyside and to support the dissemination of research outputs.