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NIHR Nursing & Midwifery Incubator Supervisor Masterclass

Date: 13 April 2021
Time: 13:00 to 17:00
Location: Online

  • Are you a supervisor or potential supervisor of nurses or midwives applying for personal fellowships from the NIHR or elsewhere?
  • Do you want to know how to maximise your supervisee's chances of success?
  • Would knowing how to design fundable studies and craft applications aligned to NIHR values help you to do this? 

If the answers to the above questions are YES then you should apply to our 2-day online event over the afternoons on Tuesday 13th and Monday 19th April 2021. 


The NIHR nursing and midwifery incubator is aiming to increase research capacity in the nursing and midwifery workforce. The incubator is supporting nurses and midwives make the most of the opportunities that are available through the NIHR and elsewhere, including ICA, NIHR Fellowships and other research funding programmes. We are also supporting those who supervise aspiring clinical academics in nursing and midwifery. 

In a mixture of information giving, small group work and discussions, we will take you through: 

  1. NIHR Values including Patient and Public Involvement and Research impact
  2. Choosing a question and designing a project with the best chance of getting funded
  3. How to write fundable proposals and boost chances of success

Course facilitators will include: 

David A Richards, PhD, RN, Professor of Mental health Services Research & NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus. 

Heather Iles-Smith, Professor of Nursing, University of Salford and Northern Care Alliance

Theresa Wiseman, Clinical Chair of Applied Health Research in Cancer Care, The Royal Marsden NHS Trust

Kylie Watson, BSc, BM, MSc, PhD, Consultant Midwife Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Lecturer University of Manchester

If you are interested and would like more details and to register for this event, please click on the link and complete by 31/03/2021:

Please note that places are limited. If we are oversubscribed, we will allocate places on a random basis to ensure maximum inclusively across regions and institutions.