South West HEE-NIHR integrated clinical academic programme awards now open
10 March 2021
The South West National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Health Education England (HEE) integrated clinical academic programme awards are now open for 2021, with a deadline of 28 May.
These awards aim to increase research capacity, by developing people with the potential and aspiration to become leading clinical academics and independent researchers. The programme is available to health and social care professionals including nurses, midwives, allied health professionals (NMAHP) and other non-medical healthcare professionals. Find out which professions are eligible.
This is an opportunity for those in the South West aspiring to develop a clinical academic career to receive short-term support. There are three levels of awards available:
Internship award for individuals with little or no research experience who want to gain an introduction to aspects of clinical research and/or explore a research idea
Carrie Biddle, South West Regional Head at HEE for allied health professionals, said:
“These awards are a fantastic opportunity for a range of health and social care professionals to develop their careers in research. These awards could make the difference for eligible professionals in the South West who are wanting to get started in research, or take their experience to the next level.”
Please refer to the guidance notes for further information about the awards and how to apply. For any queries about the awards, please contact ICA.HEESW@uwe.ac.uk. The deadline for applications is noon on Friday 28 May 2021. Applications should be submitted to ICA.HEESW@uwe.ac.uk.