ICA Event 2016

On Wednesday 16 March 2016 we held the 'Developing your Clinical Academic Career' HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme event. It was a great opportunity for trainees at all levels of the ICA programme to network and attend workshops.


Introduction and welcome: Professor Nicki Latham, Executive Director of Performance and Development, Health Education England

Becoming a clinical academic leader: Professor Nadine Foster, NIHR Research Professor

Undertaking a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship: Irwin Nazareth, Mark Jayes and Liz Deutsch

Undertaking a Clinical Lectureship/Senior Clinical Lectureship: Professor Tony Redmond, Catherine Carr and Heidi Siddle

Applying for wider NIHR grant funding: Sarah Puddicomb, Assistant Director, Applications and Funding at NIHR Evaluation, Trails and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC)

The Research Design Service (RDS): Ian Jacob, Dr Rachel Powell, Ms Christine Healy, NIHR Research Design Service North West

Writing for publication: Jennifer Chubb, Researcher at the University of York

Developing a communications strategy for your research: Jo Kelly, Director and Abigail Chard, Senior Communications Consultant, Campus PR

Closing remarks: Anne-Louise Caress, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester

Poster competition

HEE/NIHR Healthcare Science Doctoral Research Fellow Jonathan Taylor was the winner of the poster competition. The theme was impact. Jonathan created a clear and informative poster on his research; 'Computer Aided Diagnosis in medical imaging: Developing software tools that benifit the NHS'. Please see the Poster booklet to view all entries.




We have put together the below slideshow to display photographs taken at the ICA event.


Useful resources

Please see the downloads column down the right hand side of this page for useful documents. Links to the five ICA programme videos which were screened throughout the event can also be found here.

To re-live the action, you can view tweets from the day on twitter using #NIHRtrainees.

We hope that the resources provided will help you on your research journey. If you have questions about the ICA Programme, or suggestions for other useful resources, please contact tcc@nihr.ac.uk.