Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

Making sense of the social world

Integrated Clinical Academic Programme (ICAP) announced

8 August 2017

CHSS (Centre for Health Services Studies), University of Kent is a new provider for the Health Education Kent Surrey Sussex (HEKSS)/National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Integrated Clinical Academic Programme (ICAP) 2017-18.

Available to a range of health practitioners, the ICAP is intended to prepare applicants to apply for an NIHR MRes or Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship.

Funding awarded to the Centre enables up to eight successful interns to receive a bespoke learning and development programme. HEKSS will award funding to support backfill cost, tuition fees and reasonable expenses.

"We are delighted to have been awarded this valuable funding! It means CHSS can now provide research training and development opportunities to a range of local health practitioners. The  programme will help the University to develop research capability and capacity across the south east region".
CHSS Research Fellow Dr Ferhana Hashem (Intern Programme Leader)

Key Dates:
Applications close: Thursday 24 August 2017 (5pm)
Interviews:               Thursday 14 September 2017
Induction Day:         Thursday 12 October 2017
NB: Applicants must be able to attend both the interview and induction day   

University of Kent – FAQ for applicants 2017-18 ICAP (pdf)
Who is eligible for the programme? (pdf)

To discuss the programme please email: at CHSS

Find out more and download the application form on the Health Education England website



Telephone: +44(0)1227 823072 Fax: +44(0)1227 827005 or email us

SSPSSR, Faculty of Social Sciences, Cornwallis North East, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF

Last Updated: 14/12/2017