Sep 18

NIHR Academy Roadshow, Cambridge

NIHR Academy Roadshow
Thursday 20th September 2018

Clinical School, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Seminar Rooms 18 – 20

1.00 – 3.30pm


The NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre is conducting a series of roadshows to promote the establishment of the NIHR Academy which is launching in October 2018. The NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre funds a range of training and career development awards in health-related topics, including fellowships, for academic and clinical professionals.

This session is aimed at existing and future applicants to the NIHR academy and will provide you with the opportunity to hear about recent specific changes and to ask questions of experienced Trainees Coordinating Centre staff and panel members for NIHR fellowships and to make contact with NIHR Research Design Service advisers.

The programme will be as follows:

1.00 – 1.30pm Lunch and networking  
1.30 – 2.15 pm Dr James Fenton, Assistant Director of Institutional Awards at NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre ‘What the NIHR Academy will mean for you’
2.15 – 2.45pm Professor Christi Deaton, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine ‘View from a panel member assessing applications to NIHR training awards’
2.45 – 3.00pm Professor Gill Green, Director NIHR Research Design Service, East of England ‘How can the NIHR Research Design Services help you?’
3.00 – 3.30pm Questions for speakers, opportunity to book appointments with NIHR Research Design Service advisers  


The event is free to attend but please register in advance by completing the booking form and emailing to Louise Forrest at rdsc@essex.ac.uk

If you have any questions, please contact Louise Forrest at rdsc@essex.ac.uk.

Sep 18