Leadership and Mentoring resources

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Leadership Resources

NIHR Leaders Support and Development Programme

The NIHR Leaders Support and Development Programme seeks to maintain and improve the quality of leadership by meeting the development needs of current leaders and early to mid-career researchers within the NIHR, whose focus is aligned with the strategic priorities of the NIHR.

Click here to find out more about the programme.

Mentoring Resources

NIHR Academy Mentoring Programme

The NIHR Academy Mentoring Programme is designed to support NIHR Academy postdoctoral researchers to find a mentor from the senior NIHR leadership community. See the links below for more information about the programme.

Imperial College AHSC Mentoring for Academic Research Programme for Nurses, Midwives, AHPs, Clinical Scientists and Pharmacists

The Imperial College AHSC Mentoring scheme is open all NMAHPPs working in Imperial College London, the Imperial College Healthcare Trust, the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, the Institute of Cancer Research, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.

Academy of Medical Sciences Structuring a mentoring session using the OSCAR model

This is a five-stage framework for questions you can use during a mentoring session, and to follow up on actions at subsequent sessions.

Download the framework

Academy of Medical Sciences’ mentoring scheme for postdoctoral clinical academics

The Academy's one-to-one Mentoring programme (PDF) provides post-doctoral and independent biomedical and health researchers with career development support by pairing them with an Academy Fellow or senior academic.