This section highlights the options available for clinicians interested in graduate studies in Oxford. The Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School provides extensive support and information for clinicians interested in pursuing academic/research careers.
Research Training Fellowships
These are designed to fund clinicians undertaking research towards a D.Phil. They are generally for 3 years, pay a salary appropriate to your career stage, and usually include funding for research expenses. Some are applied for and awarded in Oxford, whereas others are awarded in external national competitions
Locally awarded Fellowships
- BHF Clinical Research Training Fellowships are for research in any area of cardiovascular science.
- Oxford Cancer Centre Clinical Research Fellowships are for research in any area of cancer.
- Wellcome Trust Training Fellowships for Clinicians in Basic Sciences (Biomedical and Clinical Sciences) can support research in most areas.
- OXION Training Fellowships are for research in any OXION-associated laboratory
- Wellcome Trust
- Medical Research Council
- National Institute of Health Research
- for research in rheumatology and related areas including general practice.
- British Heart Foundation
- Jointly Funded Fellowships between MRC and various charities for research in specific areas
Clinicians seeking advice on the best funding options to pursue should contact Professor Paul Klenerman