Useful links and resources
The NIHR Academy held their NIHR Academy Doctoral Training Camp virtually in September 2021 and have made several training sessions publicly available. These include sessions on:
Lessons learned when applying for postdoctoral funding
The art of framing your research question
Get Value and benefit from Patient and Public Involvement
How to make a good research funding application
Presentation skills for panel interviews
The NIHR School for Primary Care Research regularly organises training webinars. Recorded sessions include:
- Diversity in Research Participation
- How to implement a virtual programme for Patient and Public Involvement
The NIHR Research Design Service held an workshop 'Starting Research' which is now available to watch online.
Watch the NIHR Research careers for nurse, midwives and allied health proffessionals webinar.
The Health Foundation has produced a useful toolkit for communicating your research more effectively.
For more resources on patient and public involvement and engagement, see the dedicated webpages.
Mentoring & networking
The Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) run a mentoring scheme, The Primary Health Care Scientists group (PHoCuS) which supports primary care academics who don't have a medical background working in Academic Primary Care departments or groups.
The NIHR Statistics Group is a network of statisticians and clinicians from around the UK.
WISE GP is a network for everyone involved in delivering primary healthcare and patients who use it.
There are several NIHR Incubators which provide nation-wide networking opportunities for researchers in specific areas or methodologies.
Health Talk have shared resources, aimed at supporting nurse, midwives and allied health proffesionals move into research.
Vitae can support you to realise your potential. Information and advice to help you be a more effective researcher and develop your career in or outside academia.
The NIHR incubator Wessex REACH supports researchers from all backgrounds and with any level of experience. It provides inclusive opportunities along with advice and support.