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Opportunity profile: NIHR expands global health offering

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A new fellowship scheme supports postdoctoral researchers looking to advance global health—and their careers

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  • This is an Official Development Assistance scheme, so all projects must primarily benefit people in low- and middle-income countries.
  • The community engagement and involvement plan should be embedded in the proposal, not an add-on.
  • All partnerships with those in low- and middle-income countries should be authentic and preferably pre-existing.
  • The training plan should be tailored to your career development but also to the research project needs.

The National Institute for Health and Care Research, a funder that is increasingly active in the field of global health, has launched a fellowship to support the independence and leadership of postdoctoral researchers in that field.

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