Multi-professional mixed methods research forms an important part of our aim to translate advances in biomedical research into patient benefits. We provide a variety of activities to support the research training for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.
Internships are short duration awards for individuals with little or no research experience. The award covers salary costs for the days undertaking the Internship away from clinical practice, and typically lasts between 3 and 6 months. Learn more.
Preparatory Research Fellowships
This pre-doctoral award provides salary costs for six months full-time or up to one year part-time for nurses, midwives or allied health professionals working clinically or in a research capacity for the Oxford NHS Trust and/or the University of Oxford. Learn more
Funding to cover stipend/salary, fees and research costs is available from a wide range of grant funding bodies. You can apply for some of these directly or through an institution. Learn more
Research Training Bursaries
The Oxford NIHR BRC provides funding of up to £3,500 for short courses or modules which will provide training and expertise in research skills or research management. The funding may be used towards a Master’s degree but not a doctorate. Learn more
HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme
The Health Education England and the NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme provides research training awards for healthcare professionals, excluding doctors and dentists, who wish to develop careers that combine clinical research and research leadership with continued clinical practice and professional development. Learn more on NIHR website
NIHR Fellowships Programme
The NIHR now offer an annual Fellowship Programme for health care professionals including, nurses, midwives, allied healthcare professionals and doctors. Learn more on NIHR website