Research opportunities

The RCPCH is committed to supporting and promoting paediatric and child health research opportunities in the UK. Explore current vacancies, postgraduate opportunities, funding, surveys and awards.*

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Research support

RCPCH support in planning, developing and delivering research projects.

Further details

Why should you get involved in RCPCH Research work? 

Read a paediatric trainee experience (PDF, 60.97 KB, 1 page)


Job vacancies, both full and part-time, in paediatric research.

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Postgraduate opportunities

Opportunities to undertake further study in the field of paediatric research.

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A variety of funding sources offer grants to support and develop paediatric research. These are available from local, national and international organisations and cover a wide range of clinical specialties.

The RCPCH has developed a database of research funding opportunities, which can be searched by clinical area, award type or funding amount. This is available to RCPCH members and members of select groups, and you will need to sign in to access.

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Events, surveys and awards

Complete research surveys to contribute to paediatric research and apply for research awards.

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