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Chief Scientific Officer's WISE Fellowship Programme applications 2016

Chief Scientific Officer’s WISE Fellowship Programme Applications


Applications will be opening soon for the 2017 cohort.
This page is for reference only


Applicants for the CSO WISE Fellowship Programme should fulfill the following criteria:

  • You are a practicing healthcare scientist and have a minimum of five years' experience in your field
  • You work in an NHS Trust or private provider of NHS diagnostic services in England
  • You have your employers consent to be released on full pay for the required dates as detailed in the timeline
  • You agree to the terms and conditions of the Fellowship, including attendance on the 5 compulsory training and network days

If you can answer ‘yes’ to all of the above, please check that you are available on all the dates in the following timeline.

CSO's WISE Fellowship timeline

The timeline outlines what will be involved in the programme throughout the year. The Fellowship has 5 formal days of involvement and then a range of optional activities and events that you can choose to be involved in. It is suggested that another 3 days are assumed but these could be half days or evenings, in person or over the phone. The more you get involved with the more you will gain.

12th May 2016 (London)
19th May 2016 (Leeds)
June 2016 Applicants are notified about the outcome of their application
September 2016 12 month fellowship to commence
14th September 2016 Training day - Manchester (compulsory)
12th October 2016 Training day - Manchester (compulsory)
8th November 2016 Training day - Manchester (compulsory)
10th November 2016 WISE Conference, London
6th December 2016 Training day - Manchester (compulsory)
Duration of fellowship Fellows complete mentorship, booked according to the mutual availability of the Mentor and Fellow. It is anticipated this will be a minimum of one meeting followed by telephone mentoring however opportunities for additional meetings or shadowing will be considered depending on individual circumstances.
February/March 2017 Fellows attend the National Chief Scientific Officer's Conference in London to share their fellowship experience
Date TBC Network Day, London (compulsory)

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