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The staff at the Institute of Applied Health Research make a significant contribution to undergraduate and graduate medical education in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham and have a commitment to widening participation.
The In2science programme went really well last year with good feedback received from staff and students. In2science used the IAHR programme as a case study.
For the last 3 years the health informatics team (now Centre for Health Data Science) has hosted someone on the HDR UK Black Internship programme, a collaborative programme across multiple partner organisations including UoB and University Hospitals Birmingham, to provide health data research internship opportunities for Black health data scientists, an under-represented group within this field.
The Institute also has an extensive teaching and learning programme aimed at building research capacity in our four defined themes and providing skills for people already working in the health sector. These include post-graduate taught courses, research degrees and short courses. Master courses in Public Heath, Health Economics, Clinical Trials and Respiratory Medicine are offered, enabling graduates to become leaders in their respective fields.
The Institute of Applied Health Research is passionate about delivering world leading education as well as outstanding research. We offer a variety of postgraduate education opportunities including research and taught programmes suitable for a wide range of people working in health and other occupations. Our undergraduate programmes include teaching on MBChB in Medicine, MBChB in Medicine and Surgery. In addition, IAHR staff contributes to UG teaching for the wider university.