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Support for more professions to become NIHR Senior Investigators


02 July 2024


13:00 to 14:00



NIHR Senior Investigators are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR. Through their leadership activities, they provide a substantial contribution to the NIHR research community, and act as NIHR ambassadors at regional and national level.

This one hour webinar will provide information on the application and assessment process specific to applicants from the following backgrounds:

  • social care
  • nursing
  • midwifery
  • allied health professionals
  • methologists

NIHR Senior Investigators are appointed through an annual open application process, involving three specialist sub-committees:

  • social care
  • nursing and midwifery, allied health professionals and methologists
  • medics and dentists

The webinar will be hosted by Rachel Dwyer, Senior Investigator Senior Programme Manager, who will be joined by Selection Committee members.

You will also have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the webinar.

Attend this webinar to learn about:

  • the process and timelines for application
  • the expectations of applicants for the role of NIHR Senior Investigator from these backgrounds
  • what the Funding Committee looks for within NIHR Senior Investigator applications from these backgrounds

Sign up to the webinar.