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Research Careers Framework for nurses and midwives

The Research Careers Framework showcased on these webpages aims to help nurses and midwives interested in health and care research. It gives an overview of the types of roles available in research, training opportunities and resources to support nurses and midwives and their career development.

Diagramme showing the Research Careers Framework for nurses and midwives

The image above shows the framework is broken down into various sections and provides information on:

  • the settings where research opportunities are available
  • some of the core roles and responsibilities for nurses and midwives involved in health and care research
  • NIHR career development and learning opportunities and those provided by trusted sources
  • resources to support roles and career development

Watch this short video to find out more:

Browse our initiatives and resources for nurses and midwives