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
- Funding Strategies, Grant Writing Skills & RDS support
- How to implement a virtual programme for Patient and Public Involvement
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.
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