NIHR Academy IAT research themes supported at Sheffield
The NIHR funds clinical academic training for doctors and dentists through the Integrated Academic Training (IAT) Programme.
NIHR allocates posts via a funding formula (50%) and a competitive bidding process (50%).
For the IAT competition; ACFs and CLs are based in research themes identified as priority areas by the DHSC and NIHR. These research themes are multi-disciplinary in nature and cover a wide spread of potential clinical specialities. For these posts, the research conducted specifically supports a research theme.
The competitive research themes that are supported at Sheffield are:
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