The National Institute for Health Research Faculty
The Faculty is at the heart of the NIHR, it includes all of the NIHR funded people working in the NHS, universities and registered charities in England, who generate research ideas in clinical and applied healthcare research, lead or support this research, and evaluate the effectiveness of healthcare interventions and policies.
It is a vibrant research community with members exchanging ideas about research and innovation to improve the health and well-being of the nation.
NIHR Faculty goals
● Build a leading research capability to attract, develop and retain the best clinical, health service and public health research professionals with a national collegiate
● Focus the talents of Faculty members on health research that meets the current and future needs of patients and the public
● Value both leaders and collaborators in health research
● Provide support to the academic training paths for all healthcare professionals and other key disciplines involved in health and social care research.
Membership of the NIHR Faculty
Membership is automatic for any researcher supported by the NIHR or the Department of Health's Policy Research Programme.
Types of membership
Frequently Asked Questions
Faculty World – the e-magazine for NIHR Faculty members
The new Faculty World e-magazine focuses on NIHR Faculty members and their achievements and provides news about training and other opportunities. Please email the Faculty team with your views, including any ideas for future content at email@example.com.
Faculty World: Issue 2 January 2013
Faculty World: Issue 1 July 2012
NIHR briefing documents: