Check unfamiliar research terms and see our list of acronyms.
NIHR Academy – The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academy supports academic training and research career development.
Incubator – A National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) virtual group that helps build research capacity and encourages multidisciplinary research career development. Some incubators like Wessex REACH are referred to as “initiatives”.
AHSN – Academic Health Science Network
ARC – Applied Research Collaboration
CRUK – Cancer Research UK
CRN – Clinical Research Network
GCP – Good Clinical Practice
HEE – Health Education England
ICA Programme – Integrated Clinical Academic Programme
MD – Doctor of medicine degree
MRC – Medical Research Council
NCRI – National Cancer Research Institute
NHS – National Health Service
NIHR – National Institute for Health Research
R&D – Research and Development
RDS – Research Design Service
RCGP – Royal College of General Practitioners
RCS – Royal College of Surgeons
Wessex AHSN – Wessex Academic Health Science Network