Edinburgh Clinical Academic Track (ECAT)
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ECAT is a flagship Wellcome Trust PhD programme for medical & veterinary clinicians who have demonstrated the potential to pursue a career as an academic clinician

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ECAT-linked Cancer Research UK fellowships include a fully-funded PhD and are open to medics who aspire to PhD training that is relevant to cancer

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Find out more about the world-class research centres where you can undertake your PhD

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Meet the team

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Find out more about ECAT events

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This section provides lots of helpful information, including invaluable advice from some of our ECAT fellows

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Information on training structures in Scotland and England

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SCREDS lectureships provide an integrated training and career development pathway enabling clinicians to pursue concurrently or sequentially academic and clinical training within the NHS

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The SE Scotland academic foundation programme offers opportunities to work alongside clinical academics and scientists undertaking world class research in Edinburgh