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Leicestershire Healthcare Inequalities Improvement Doctoral Training Programme

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Are you wondering about a career in research?

Thanks to the Wellcome Trust, the University of Leicester are offering funding opportunities for 25 Research Fellows over five years, to pursue academic research.

The UOL will cover three years’ salary for each fellow, as well as experimental research costs and training, delivered in partnership with the University of Leicester, Loughborough University, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester City Council’s Public Health team, and Leicester City CCG.

Open to:

  • allied health professionals
  • nurses
  • midwives
  • junior doctors
  • GPs

We particularly encourage applications from those from underrepresented groups, including minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities.

This doctoral training programme may also be undertaken on a part time basis for students who have family or other commitments.

Applications are open!

Apply by: 8 April 2022

Begin on: 1 October 2022

For more information and to apply, please visit:

For queries, please email:

lhiip@leicester.ac.uk