Career Development

Developing a Clinical Academic Career

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has worked with Health Education England (HEE) to create a short informative animated video about research opportunities available as part of the Clinical Academic Career pathway, including the new ICA programme.  

NIHR Programmes

Useful Resources

Welcome to the network

people waving and welcoming to the network



New to Research?

Take a look at the Training Pathway and access induction materials to help you get settled in your new role. 


New Starter Training Pathway 

Click on the image to view our local training pathway for new starters

Learning Pathway for Delivery Staff_Sept20.v3.pdf

View All CRN WM Training Pathways

Development and Support Webinar Series

The Development and Support series of webinars came about to support NIHR Academy Members during COVID-19, but are open to anyone affiliated with the NIHR to attend.

 They aim to help develop and support people in their careers through training. 

Talent Management

Talent management enables high-performance organisations, creates a learning environment for staff and promotes organisational and employee wellbeing. 

CRN West Midland's inclusive approach to Talent Management ensures all staff members are supported to achieve high performance.  Click on the diagram to view our model.