How to apply for career development support


The NIHR Academy supports a vibrant community of health researchers from different professions, backgrounds and research interests.

We have over 4,000 members who are accessing our training programmes or support these programmes. We also provide  career support and advice, access to leadership  development opportunities, networking events, mentoring and guidance on research funding.

Are you considering applying for an award?

Apply for an Award

Do you hold an NIHR training award?

Managing Your Award

Are you an NIHR Academy member?

Involvement Opportunities

Are you a current NIHR training advocate, or perhaps considering becoming one? 

NIHR Training Advocates

An academic pathway is not the only way to develop your career. Are you a health and social care professional looking for training opportunities?

Other Options for Career Development


Further Information


Telephone: 0113 532 8444