Home Countries

Some research opportunities differ across the home countries. For more information, please see below.

Northern Ireland

Clinical research in Northern Ireland is supported by the Clinical Research Support Centre (CRSC) which provides advice, support and training to clinical researchers in Northern Ireland.

The Northern Ireland Clinical Research Network aims to promote research within Northern Ireland.


The Scottish government funds a range of research programmes. Details of these programmes and publications can be found here.


The Health and Care Research Wales provides an infrastructure to support and increase capacity in research and development.


Clinical research is a fast-growing career pathway for healthcare professionals, and is supported by Health Education England funding. The training undertaken can lead to a PhD.

For more information, visit the NHS Health Careers website.