Clinical Research Office. A partnership between Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield

For Health Professionals - Develop as a Clinical Academic Researcher

National Funding Opportunities


HEE-NIHR Integrated Clinical and Practitioner Academic Programme

Managed by NIHR and funded by Health Education England (HEE), the ICA Programme supports  health and care professionals  (excluding doctors and dentists) to develop careers that combine research  with continued  practice and professional development (Clinical or Practitioner Academic careers).

The ICA Programme comprises four schemes that each support individuals at different stages of their research career:


If you are interested in applying for any of these schemes, please e-mail for support, advice and details on how to register your project with the Clinical Research & Innovation Office.