Tuesday, 7 May 2013

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Research Fellowships
Four Clinical Research Fellowships for health and social professionals worth €10,000 each have been made available to those working in clinical practice in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland by the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care 

These Fellowships, will assist individuals to protect dedicated time within their clinical commitments in order to undertake small-scale research project/activities in one of the following broad areas relevant to palliative care:
  • Symptoms/ symptom management
  • Psychosocial  support for patients and/or carers
  • Research focused on specific groups and populations
  • Health service research
  • Research informing policy and practice
The purpose of these Fellowships is to facilitate individuals to develop, commence or continue a project in their area of interest. This might be, for example, a:
  • Systematic review
  • Feasibility/pilot study
  • A stage/phase of a larger study
  • Development of a research proposal for funding

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