The next generation of leaders

Working in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academy  we have set up The Fellows Incubator to provide targeted, expert-led high level career development.

The objective is to increase capacity in the science of large-scale healthcare and biomedical data sets, including their generation, management, analysis, interpretation and communication of results.

Health data research is recognised by NIHR as a field with enormous potential that needs to recruit people, from varied backgrounds, to bring fresh insights on how data can be used to make lasting improvements to the health of the public.

The Incubator has been providing 46 funded UKRI Innovation Fellows and UK HDR Rutherford Fellows with bespoke training and support. They have benefited from mentorship schemes, leadership opportunities, interdisciplinary training resources, plus a programme of events and workshops.

The Incubator is also valuable because it brings together clinical and non-clinical researchers from across the UK who are interested in developing a career in this exciting field. It also allows them to build networks and collaborate on real-world projects.

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