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Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) PhD Fellowships


The Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) programme seeks to appoint 8 qualified and ambitious medical graduates who aspire to become the next generation of clinical academic leaders.

ICAT is an all-Ireland clinician PhD programme funded by Wellcome and the Health Research Board, Health Service Executive (HSE) National Doctors Training and Planning, HSC R&D Division, and six Universities: TCD, UCD, NUIG, QUB, RCSI and UCC.

Integrated with postgraduate medical training, ICAT will support 4 years of academic training at the beginning of higher specialist training (HST) or equivalent, with clinical and academic mentoring until completion of PhD and CCST/CCT. At its core is an integrated programme of seamless, supported and mentored academic and clinical training targeting future academic leaders.

This opportunity is open to medical graduates in Northern Ireland. (This year's call is year two of a five year programme, which seeks to appoint eight graduates each year)

Applications must be submitted by 16.00 GMT, 31 October 2017

To talk to someone about this funding opportunity please contact Naomh Gallagher (Programme Manager, HSC R&D Division)
For more information and to apply go to: