Academic training posts offer paediatricians the opportunity to do crucial research in child health. Find out about this area
This guidance provides advice for paediatricians and health professionals on how to accurately collect and record data on patients with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 using existing surveillance and data collection sources.
This surveillance study is due to commence in April 2020. This study aims to identify children with ESKD who receive conservative care, to understand how the decision not to start renal replacement therapy is made and important factors that are considered in this decision-making process.
Trainees are a vital part of the paediatric workforce. To reflect the trainees’ points of view and receive their input it is important to have a trainee representative in College committees.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, Sparks and RCPCH - Dr Simon Newell Early Career Investigator Award
Annual award for excellence in research to an outstanding young medical research worker in British paediatrics.
Action Medical Research - Project Grant
Supports research which focuses on child health to include problems affecting pregnancy, childbirth, babies, children and young people. Emphasis is on clinical research or research at the interface between clinical and basic science.
William Harvey Research Foundation - Innovation Award
Funds pioneering research that advances the discovery of new medicines.
The Lister Institute - Research Prizes
Funds tenured and non-tenured researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians to undertake high quality biomedical research and has no priority diseases or restrictions on the research area supported.
Brain Research UK - PhD studentships
Intended to enable outstanding graduates to gain the necessary skills and training to set them on course for the development of an independent career in one of their three priority research areas, or to support clinicians entering a clinical academic career pathway focused on one of these areas.
If you're a paediatric trainee interested in pursuing an academic career pathway, explore this resource - from funding application checklists to tips on writing your PhD application and case studies from those already in research.