Sign up for the NHIP Academy Launch: Careers Re-imagined

You can now register to attend the launch of NHIP Academy, entitled ‘Careers Reimagined’ on Thursday 27 April 2023.

NHIP Academy unlocks career development opportunities for the next generation of health and care researchers. It offers a range of training programmes for individuals looking to establish, progress or navigate their academic career – from internships and pre-doctoral awards to doctoral, post-doctoral and ultimately to professorial awards.

Come along to the launch event to find out more about NHIP Academy and its vision. Hear inspirational speakers talk about the national landscape for research careers and the opportunities they may bring.

Speakers on the day:

  • Professor Waljit Dhillo, Dean of NIHR Academy, who will cover the importance of having a highly skilled academic research workforce and the career opportunities that research can bring to individuals
  • Dr Jo Cooper, Head of Research Nursing, NHSE, who will talk through the landscape for career opportunities for nursing.
  • Professor Anne Maree Keenan OBE, Associate Dean of NIHR Academy, who will discuss Allied Health Professional (AHP) research career opportunities
  • Professor Lorraine Harper, Associate Dean of NIHR Academy, who will cover academic careers for medics and dentists
  • Dr Sarah Sowden, Advanced Clinical Academic Fellow, who will talk about the landscape for public health researchers

The event will also include:

  • Facilitated breakout sessions focussing on NHIP Academy’s four pillars in Public Health & Social Care, Medicine & Dentistry, Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health Professions, and Research Methodology.
  • A Q&A with speakers, partners and pillar leads.
  • First-hand accounts from other individuals on their own research career pathway
  • Plenty of networking opportunities for all

The session will take place on 27 April 2023, at the David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University Medical School, NE2 4HH. It will start at 10am, with registration from 9.30.

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