National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia
The John Snow Anaesthesia Intercalated B.Sc. Award
The NIAA is pleased to announce a new initiative for undergraduate medical students to provide some financial support for intercalated BSc projects. Funded by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland (AAGBI)/Anaesthesia and Britsh Journal of Anaesthesia/Royal College of Anaesthetists the John Snow Anaesthesia iBSc Award scheme is now open to applications on the 200th anniversary of John Snow's birthday (March 1813).
- The scheme has been designed to capture medical student interest in anaesthetics and its related disciplines
- The awards are for £2,000 per student and up to 20 awards will be available
- Each institution can submit a maximum of 4 applications so some coordination between supervisors will be required!
- Awards go to the student and not the supervisor/institution and are meant to contribute to living costs. Project running costs will be funded by the supervisor/institution
- Assessment criteria: (1) quality of the student, (2) quality of the research project and (3) supervisor and teaching environment. We will NOT be providing detailed feedback to applicants
- Funding should be acknowledged in any publications (i.e. Funded by AAGBI/Anaesthesia or BJA/RCoA via the NIAA as indicated in the award letter) and a final report will be required
- Depending on uptake, intercalaters may be asked to present their work at a meeting.
How to Apply
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 30 April 2013.
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About the National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia
The establishment of the National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) was announced in March 2008. Its vision is, with respect to anaesthesia and related specialties, to:
- Develop and maximise its academic profile within the healthcare profession, NHS, Universities and major research bodies
- Facilitate high profile, influential research
- Facilitate and support training and continuing professional education in academia
- Improve patient care by promoting the translation of research findings into clinical practice
The research agenda is governed by the Institute’s Research Council. The initial funding partners of the Research Council are the AAGBI, the RCoA, and the journals British Journal of Anaesthesia and Anaesthesia.