Research and training opportunities for clinicians in Edinburgh
Edinburgh offers a huge range of potential opportunities for clinicians to undertake further academic study or get involved in clinical and scientific research.
Are you a clinician interested in exploring research as part of your career, or developing a career as a clinical academic or clinician scientist? A clinical academic career is dynamic, exciting, varied and above all enormous fun. However, it can be daunting to understand all the opportunities available, how best to match these to your clinical career and how to effectively develop your ideas into a substantive piece of research.
Please visit the links below which will help guide you through the many opportunities available to you.
Edinburgh Clinical Academic Training
The Edinburgh Clinical Academic Training (ECAT) website provides a lot of very useful information for trainee clinicians, detailing different programmes and schemes that can be followed, including details of the Wellcome Trust funded ECAT PhD programmes for both clinicians and vets.
NHS Research Scotland
NHS Research Scotland (NRS) is a partnership involving Scottish NHS Boards and the Chief Scientist Office (CSO) of the Scottish Government. The overarching aim of NRS is to ensure that NHSScotland provides the best environment to support clinical research. The CSO provides NRS funding to the NHS to support this aim.
Chief Scientist's Office, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate
Postgraduate study in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
There are a number of master courses available for clinicians at the University of Edinburgh.
Further general information about postgraduate study in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.