The National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia

The NIAA was established in March 2008. Its vision, with respect to anaesthesia and related specialties, is to improve patient care by promoting the translation of research findings into clinical practice; develop and maximise its academic profile within the healthcare profession, NHS, universities and major research bodies; facilitate high profile, influential research; facilitate and support training and continuing professional education in academia.


7th Aug 2018
2018 Round 2 NIAA Grants now open
The second round of 2018 NIAA research grants includes NEW joint BJA/RCoA/CAI International Collaborative grants category, and NEW call for History PhD Studentship project
25th Jul 2018
NIAA Grant: World-first study aims to improve survival rates after major surgery
AAGBI/Anaesthesia-funded CADET study in Plymouth investigating the effectiveness of pre-surgery tests on post-surgical recovery

8th May 2018
HQIP Recruitment: Senior Quality Improvement Fellow
HQIP are recruiting for a Senior Quality Improvement Fellow to work across the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme
19th Apr 2018
First ever analysis of NIAA research grant activity published
First analysis of UK anaesthetic research grant activity shows that whilst anaesthesia receives less research funding than other areas, it delivers value for money.

NIAA Events

19th Nov 2018
UK Perioperative Medicine Clinical Trials Network Autumn Meeting 2018
19-20 November 2018
The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London