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NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowships Round 4

Applications for NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowships Round 4 opens Wednesday 17th June 2015

NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowships are designed to support existing NIHR Trainees with an interest in, and experience of, working with clinical trials as part of their current training award who would benefit from further training within the setting of a Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) that is in receipt of NIHR CTU Support Funding. (NIHR)

We are open to applications for NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowships for Round 4 and are willing to host Fellowships from outside of Leeds. Please contact Prof Amanda Farrin as soon as possible if you are interested in making an application and at the latest by 10th July 2015.

For further information regarding eligibility criteria and application documents please visit the NIHR Website.  

Away Day Team Photo - December 2014

The Institute of Clinical Trials Research - Away Day Team Photo - December 2014

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CTRU successful in application to become a member of the NCRI Cancer CTU Group

3rd November 2014

Leeds CTRU's application to the NCRI Cancer CTU Group has been successful, in recognition of our cancer portfolio.

University Academic Fellowship


University Academic Fellowship: Clinical Trials Research in Musculoskeletal Disease, Institute of Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds

Grade: Grade 8

Duration: 5 years

Salary:  £38,511 to £45,954

Closing Date:  Sunday 16 November 2014


The University of Leeds Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) is looking to appoint an academic fellow to develop and lead a portfolio of clinical trials research and novel methodologies within musculoskeletal disease (MSK).

eRapid Trial featured in the Times Higher Education

14th July 2014

The eRapid cancer methodology trial was listed as one of “20 new ideas from UK Universities that will change the world” in the Times Higher Education. For more information please see