NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship Event - March 2018

The NIHR is hosting an Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) event at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, London on 21st March 2018.

The event is specifically for current medical and dental NIHR Academic Clinical Fellows and will provide opportunities to:

  • Find out how to make the most of your ACF;
  • Hear about the future direction of the NIHR;
  • Network with other NIHR ACFs;
  • Learn about funding opportunities available from the NIHR, MRC and Wellcome Trust;
  • Enter the poster competition and present your research;
  • Meet the team at the NIHR Trainees Co-ordinating Centre.


NIHR has sent out registration emails containing a link to the registration website.  If you have already filled out the form, you will be unable to fill it out a second time.  Everyone who has registered should have received a confirmation email containing the details below.  If you have not received this email, please contact the office via

Poster Competition
If you would like to present a poster at the event please submit a 500 word abstract to no later than 1 pm on 16th February 2018. All submitted abstracts will be published in the ACF event booklet.

Due to space limitations at the venue, we may not be able to display posters for all the submitted abstracts. In this case, the abstracts will be assessed by a review panel. Should your abstract be selected for the poster competition you will be notified by 28th February 2018.

Catering Arrangements
Lunch and refreshments will be available at the event. If you have any specific dietary requirements please inform NIHR by 1 pm on 16th February 2018.

Travel and Accommodation
Travel and accommodation costs for the event are to be claimed from your £1,000 bursary associated with your NIHR ACF award.

Delegate Information Pack
NIHR would like to share all attendees’ information in the event booklet. If you would rather not have your information shared, please inform us by 1 pm on 16th February 2018.

Spaces at the event are limited, so please inform us at your earliest convenience should you no longer able to attend.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact