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NIHR Senior Investigators - Call 15


Supporting Information

*This document is to be used as a guide and to assist with completion of the online application form only. Please do not try to use this as an application form. You must apply using the online form in the Research Management System, available when calls are open.

Applications are invited for call 15 of the NIHR's Senior Investigators funding scheme.

NIHR Senior Investigators are some of the nation’s most outstanding leaders of clinical and applied health and social care research. At present there are up to 200 members of the NIHR College of Senior Investigators.

The NIHR Senior Investigator award is in recognition for outstanding contribution to clinical and applied health and social care research.

Leading researchers funded by the NIHR (and who are employed by a NHS Trust, university or charity based in England) are encouraged to apply. 

NIHR Senior Investigators will receive a 4 year award on the recommendation of an Independent Selection Committee. NIHR Senior Investigators can reapply for a second award on completion of the first award. NIHR Senior Investigators can receive a maximum of 2 awards totalling no more than 8 years. After two awards, an NIHR Senior Investigator will be awarded an Emeritus status if continuing in substantive employment.

The deadline for this call is 13:00, 25 August 2021.


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