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One-Year Surgical Research Fellowship

Would you like to spend one-year training in research?

Subscribing trainee members of the College in a training post, or trainees who have passed the MCQ papers and will sit the final MRCS examination at this College, are eligible to apply.

The research must be undertaken in the UK.

The fellowships cover salary, on-costs and some running expenses. Applicants may study any aspect of surgery or surgical care including basic science, diagnosis, treatment, surgical technology, logistics or audit. The main criteria for those interested in applying are to delineate important research questions, with an appropriate study design, which can be completed within the year of the fellowship. The research can also be self-contained or part of a wider research programme.

The supervisor plays a key role in helping with the writing and structure of the application, as well as offering support during the research year.

All applications are rigorously assessed by a panel of experts to ensure that the research, surgeon, supervisor and facilities are of a high standard, and that the proposed work will be valid, beneficial and original.

At the end of each period of research, the fellow is asked to submit an evaluation and a report along with details of publications and presentations.

Applications now open

Start the online application process

To enable you to prepare, the question for Parts A, B and C can be viewed here.

**Please be reminded, when working on the online document - yourself and HOD/Supervisor will need to remember to save as you go along (or alternatively work on it in a word document and copy and paste over) the time out of the website can sometimes cause you to lose information if you don't save**

Closing date 

The deadline for applications will be Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 2pm, shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend Viva day on 11th July 2018

Further information

Further enquiries:

Louise Duncan
Research Department
Royal College of Surgeons
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PE
020 7869 6614
lduncan@rcseng.ac.uk

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