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Funding opportunities

    Development and Skills Enhancement Award Round 10

    Closes: 13:00 on 29 July 2022

    The Development and Skills Enhancement Award (DSE) is a post-doctoral level award aimed at supporting NIHR Academy Members to gain specific skills and experience to underpin the next phase of their research career.

    HEE/NIHR ICA Doctoral Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship (DCAF)

    Closes: 13:00 on 09 June 2022

    The Doctoral Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship (DCAF) scheme funds registered health and social care care professionals to undertake a PhD by research and, concurrently, to undertake further professional development and practice.

    HEE/NIHR ICA Advanced Clinical & Practitioner Academic Fellowship (ACAF)

    Closes: 13:00 on 09 June 2022

    The HEE/NIHR ICA Advanced Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship (ACAF) supports post-doctoral researchers to develop their academic career whilst developing their health or care career.

    NIHR Doctoral and Advanced Fellowships Round 8 April 2022

    Closes: 13:00 on 21 July 2022

    The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) is launching the 8th round of Doctoral and Advanced Fellowships as part of the NIHR Fellowship Programme. The Advanced Fellowship is for those at a post-doctoral level and can be utilised at several specific points of a researcher’s career development. Whilst the NIHR Doctoral Fellowship is a three year full-time award that supports individuals to undertake a PhD in an area of NIHR research.

    IAT Clinical Lectureships in Medicine 2022

    Closes: 13:00 on 30 June 2023

    NIHR IAT CLs provide opportunities for postdoctoral research and facilitate applications for further research funding.

    NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships in Dentistry 2022

    Closes: 31 March 2023

    The NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) is a clinical specialty training post in dentistry that incorporates academic training.

    NIHR Clinical Lectureships in Dentistry 2022

    Closes: 31 March 2023

    The NIHR Clinical Lectureship (CL) is a postdoctoral award that provides a clinical and academic training environment for dentists to establish themselves as independent researchers and leaders.

    NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships in Medicine 2022

    Closes: 31 March 2023

    This award supports doctors to gain research experience as part of their clinical training.

    NIHR Clinical Lectureships in Medicine 2021

    Closes: 13:00 on 30 June 2022

    NIHR Clinical Lectureships in Medicine are part of the Integrated Academic Training Programme.