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Fellowship Award Scheme

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN HSC R&D DIVISION AND NIHR.
The scheme is currently CLOSED

The Health & Social Care Research & Development Division of the Public Health Agency (HSC R&D Division) supports applications to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Fellowships award scheme, which is designed to continue the development of research capacity in support of the HSC.

Applications to the scheme are managed by the National Institute of Health Research Trainees Coordinating Centre (NIHR TCC) on behalf of HSC R&D Division, 

Fellowships included:

  • Doctoral Research Fellowships (DRF)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF)
  • Career Development Fellowships (CDF)
  • Senior Research Fellowships (SRF)
  • Transitional Research Fellowship (TRF)

 

The Fellowship Programme is expected to re-open (Round 11) in the week commencing 2 October 2017. 

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ROUND 10 AWARDS

HSC R&D Division in conjunction with the National Institute of Health Research Trainees Coordinating Centre (NIHR TCC), England invited applications for the tenth round of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Fellowships award scheme. Applications to the scheme are managed by the NIHR TCC.  The scheme is open to applicants from Northern Ireland. Awards made to NI applicants are subsequently fully funded and managed by HSC R&D Division.

Funding will be provided for researchers working in the field of healthcare delivery to undertake research for the benefit of the NHS/HSC. Individuals working in any scientific discipline or healthcare sector who can demonstrate a role in, or contribution to, improving healthcare delivery or services are eligible. 

Fellowships are available at five levels; Doctoral Research Fellowships (DRF), Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF), Career Development Fellowships (CDF), Senior Research Fellowships (SRF), and Transitional Research Fellowship (TRF). The fellowships provide funding primarily for salaries with a contribution towards research costs. 

Candidates wishing to apply from Northern Ireland must contact the office, in advance of the closing date, to discuss their proposed programme of research and to obtain authorisation from HSC R&D Division. Tel: 028 95363490

For Round 10 the closing date for the post-doctoral levels was 1pm on 20 December 2016 and for the doctoral level was 1pm on 17 January 2017.

Application packs and further information are available on the following web site:

http://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-for-training-and-career-development/fellowship-programme.htm