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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