What is NIHR funding?

The NIHR funds research by contracting researchers’ organisations on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to perform individual research projects. We use contracts that differ slightly depending on what sort of organisation the lead researcher is based in.

Is NIHR part of NHS?

The NIHR was established in 2006 to “create a health research system in which the NHS supports outstanding individuals, working in world-class facilities, conducting leading-edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public”.

Is NIHR part of NIH?

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) is a United Kingdom government agency which funds research into health and social care….National Institute for Health and Care Research.

Established April 2006
Website www.nihr.ac.uk

What is an NIHR Academy member?

Members. Members include those on an NIHR academic path and those who play a recognised NIHR role supporting academic career development. They form a key part of the national health research system that is the NIHR. NIHR Academy Members range from Masters Studentships through to Professorships and Senior Investigators.

Is NIHR a charity?

NIHR Charity Partnership Fellowships also offer researchers the opportunity to be part of the charity’s active and supportive community, drawing on the enormous benefits and opportunities of cross-sector working including valuable input from patient groups.

What is a BRC NIHR?

NIHR’s 20 Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs) are collaborations between world-leading universities and NHS organisations that bring together academics and clinicians to translate lab-based scientific breakthroughs into potential new treatments, diagnostics and medical technologies.

Is the NIHR reliable?

Undertaking clinical research in compliance with the principles of GCP provides assurance that the rights, safety and well-being of trial subjects are protected, and that the results of the clinical trials are credible and accurate.

How do I acknowledge my NIHR funding?

Acknowledge the NIHR Press releases must acknowledge NIHR funding or support for the research by naming and linking to the NIHR, ideally in the first or second paragraph of the body of the press release. Examples: Researchers funded by the NIHR.

How do I become a member of NIHR Academy?

To qualify as an NIHR Academy member you must be a former trainee / or an award holder at least 25% funded by the NIHR, or 12.5% if matched funded within the CLAHRC. Please follow the link below to a form which provides more details and allows you to register your interest in any areas you wish to get involved in.

What do biomedical researchers do?

What does a biomedical scientist do? Biomedical scientists are responsible for better understanding, diagnosing, treating and preventing human diseases. They not only study the human body and gain knowledge of how it works, but are responsible for finding new ways to cure or treat diseases.

Is NIHR research Council?

The NIHR works closely with the Medical Research Council (MRC) in a number of areas, including jointly funding the Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation and Methodology Research programmes.

What are the eligible Awards for NIHR Academy programmes?

Eligible awards grouped by NIHR Academy Programmes are as follows: NIHR Fellowships Doctoral Fellowship Advanced Fellowship/ Associated support posts Research Professors Associated support posts HEE-NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship Clinical and Senior Clinical Lectureship Integrated Academic Training

What is the NIHR Entrepreneurship Award?

This award can be used to support existing NIHR Academy members with an interest in, and/or experience of entrepreneurship and working in industry. NIHR does not dictate what the training should be or how it is delivered as it should be bespoke to an individual’s needs and requirements.

What is the NIHR Academy?

The NIHR Academy supports the development of a skilled academic research workforce by providing career support and training, access to leadership development opportunities, networking events, mentoring and guidance on research funding.

What does the NIHR fund?

The NIHR funds Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) to support applied health and care research that responds to, and meets, the needs of local populations and local health and care systems.