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NIHR Senior Investigators Round 18

NIHR Senior Investigators are appointed in recognition of their substantial leadership contribution within the NIHR research community.

  • Closes: 21 August 2024

Pre-Application Support Fund - Round 3

The Pre-Application Support Fund provides extra support to those who need it, to enhance their chances of making a successful application to an NIHR career development scheme in the future.

  • Closes: 01 August 2024

Doctoral Fellowship Round 12

The NIHR Doctoral Fellowship is a three year full-time award that supports individuals to undertake a PhD.

  • Closes: 18 July 2024

NIHR Development and Skills Enhancement Award (DSE)

The DSE award is a post-doctoral level funding opportunity aimed at supporting early to mid-career researchers in gaining specific skills and experience to underpin the next phase of their research career.

  • Closes: 26 July 2024

NIHR Academy Member Event Fund

This fund is available to post-doctoral NIHR Academy Members to hold events that promote the NIHR's career development programmes.

  • Closes: 31 March 2025

2024 NIHR Clinical Lectureships in Dentistry

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.

  • Closes: 31 March 2025