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Clinical Academic and Research Opportunities for Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists, Midwives and Pharmacists

The Imperial College AHSC is keen to attract and cultivate the brightest and most promising clinical academic researchers in all clinical healthcare professions. A key priority for the AHSC is to increase the number of Healthcare Professionals (Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists and Healthcare Scientists) engaging in clinical academic research and give them opportunities to bring their expertise and questioning minds to the research table.

Activities to identify and develop the next generation of healthcare professional research leaders are overseen by the AHSC Education Committee and supported by the Clinical Academic Training Office. These include:

  • Running research events and conferences
  • Providing Research skills training
  • Advising on fellowship applications, funding and research careers (local and national opportunities) 
  • Sharing news and information 
  • Offering mentoring for research programmes

AHSC infographicThis graphic gives a summary of the support available across the various AHSC partner members. For more details about each activity please visit the training and support page.

For more information, you can download a full version of the infographic document: CATO AHSC training timeline 2018 (pdf)