Welsh Government
New call for Clinical Research Time Award applications

New call for Clinical Research Time Award applications

13 August 2018

The call for the Clinical Research Time Awards is now open!

Find information about the award, guidance for applicants and how to submit your entry here.

Health and Care Research Wales is pleased to announce that the 2018 round of Clinical Research Time Awards will open on 10 September 2018.

The scheme is open to staff in NHS Wales, or staff contracted to NHS Wales (such as doctors, dentists, nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and clinical scientists) in primary, secondary or community care or public health.

It aims to build research capacity and capability in the NHS by offering staff the opportunity to apply for protected time to engage in research activity.

Applicants should have a clear interest in developing their research skills and should aspire to becoming either a Principal Investigator, leading high-quality research at a local level, or a Chief Investigator, developing and leading high-quality research studies at a national or international level.

The application window opens on Monday 10 September 2018 and closes at 17:00 on Thursday 25 October 2018.

Successful applicants will be notified in December 2018 and must be in a position to commence activities on, or within three months of, a proposed 1 April 2019 start date.  

Details of the application process and eligibility criteria will be available in the scheme overview document. Applicants are advised to read the Scheme Overview and Guidance Notes carefully before completing the application form, these will be available once the call is open.