Introducing the NIHR Academy – Roadshow event

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Introducing the NIHR Academy – Roadshow event

Thursday 20 September 2018, 1pm – 3.30pm

Clinical School, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Seminar Rooms 18 – 20

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 (RDS) advisers.

Presentations on the day will be as follows:

  • What the NIHR Academy will mean for you Dr James Fenton, Assistant Director of Institutional Awards at NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre 
  • View from a panel member assessing applications to NIHR training awards Professor Christi Deaton, Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Research, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine 
  • How can the NIHR Research Design Services help you? Professor Gill Green, Director NIHR Research Design Service, East of England 

Registration is required for this free event – please complete the Academy Roadshow booking form and email it to Louise Forrest at

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