National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR)
Funded by the Government, they provide support to develop your career from being a clinician involved in research to becoming a skilled academic researcher. They offer an HEE-NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme for healthcare professionals and an Integrated Academic Training (IAT) programme for doctors and dentists.
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The Applied Research Collaboration – Oxford and Thames Valley (ARC OTV)
ARC OTV is hosted by Oxford Health NHS foundation Trust and led from the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. They carry out “applied” health and social care research – research intended to solve practical problems – as opposed to more curiosity driven “basic research”.
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Clinical Research Network – Thames Valley and South Midlands (CRN)
The CRN provides funding and support to local qualified NHS providers to run clinical research studies. They also offer a comprehensive training programme for NHS professionals who want to get involved with clinical research.
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NIHR Research Support Service (RSS) South Central
The RSS offers free and confidential support, advice and expertise for any researcher working across the remit of the NIHR. This includes pre-submission support to research applications, along with various aspects of post-funding support, including collaboration.
Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School (OUCAGS)
OUCAGS promotes and advances clinical academic careers by supporting and strengthening the clinical academic training of Oxford’s Academic Specialised Foundation Programme doctors, Academic Clinical Fellows, Clinical Research Fellows and Clinical Lecturers.
OUCAGS is a partnership between Oxford University, the Deanery and the Local Education and Training Board (LETB), with strong links to the Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).
Oxford Institute of Applied Health Research (OxInAHR)
OxInAHR, formerly known as OxINMAHR, is a vibrant, multi-disciplinary research institute which comprises a community of scholars who share a passion to identify, examine and implement best quality health care within our areas of expertise. Our common goal is to produce world-class health-related translational research that will impact upon health and social care delivery and clinical practice.
Oxford Academic Health Partners (OAHP)
Oxford Academic Health Partners cultivate transformative partnerships across Oxford’s centres for research, education and clinical practice to deliver solutions for best-in-class health and care. This ensures our region maintains its ability to deliver excellent health research, health education and patient care through an integrated and fertile ecosystem for innovation.