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Clinician Scientist Award 2012 - Webcast details now available
Project / Programme grants
Opening Date:
29 June 2011
Closing Date:
28 September 2011
Application Restrictions:

Senior health practitioners or current HRB clinician scientists who currently hold a substantive clinical post in the Irish Health Service. Applicants not currently employed in the Irish health system are eligible to apply in certain cases (please see guidance notes for applicants for more details).

Details:

The HRB is aiming to establish a critical mass of research leaders in the Irish health service who will act as role models and mentors; and to further develop and support outstanding individuals as research leaders within the health system.

The HRB is targeting senior health practitioners with an outstanding research track record who wish to (1) further develop an internationally competitive programme of research of direct relevance to their clinical work, (2) promote the implementation of evidence into practice and policy. Applicants are encouraged to establish multi-disciplinary teams, including relevant participants from other institutions where appropriate. Furthermore, the research proposals should have a team-based collaborative approach with the applicant as lead and should be embedded within the clinical environment in which the applicant operates, demonstrated by the support of the applicant's clinical director or equivalent.

Who should apply? Senior health practitioners or current HRB clinician scientists who currently hold a substantive clinical post in the Irish Health Service. Applicants not currently employed in the Irish health system are eligible to apply in certain cases (please see guidance notes for applicants for more details).

What does the award include? Research costs up to €500,000 for a maximum of 5 years plus supplemental funding up to €300,000 for the first 3 years (in certain cases) and pro-rata salary cost of the applicant (PI) or the pro-rata salary cost of replacement clinical staff at appropriate grade (please see guidance notes for more details).

Duration of the award: The maximum duration of the award is 5 years.

Deadline for applications: The closing date for the 'expression of interest application and signature page is on Thursday 29 of September 2011 at 5.00 pm.

More Information: Detailed information about this call is available below in the guidance notes. 

Webcast: Interested researchers are invited to view a webcast about these awards on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 at 11.30am.  It will be possible to submit questions online during the webcast. Webcast Registration

Contact: Breda Naddy

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