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.


22nd Jan 2020
NOW OPEN: Joint BJA/RCoA/ANZCA Collaborative Research Grant
NIAA Founding Partners BJA & RCoA together with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) are contributing up to £100,000 each towards three-year collaborative project between researchers in the UK and Australia/New Zealand
9th Jan 2020
Funding up to £2,500 available for women in anaesthesia and health sector
Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK's anaesthesia and health sector
28th Nov 2019
RCP report advocates for more NHS research activity
The RCoA has endorsed the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP) report Benefiting from the 'research effect' which sets out how NHS trusts can better support clinicians to become research active
27th Nov 2019
Medical Academic Career Progression Survey
The BMA's Women in Academic Medicine Group is currently running a survey to get a better understanding of women's career progression in academic medicine
5th Nov 2019
British Oxygen Company (BOC) Chair of Anaesthesia Research Grant
Applications are invited by the RCoA from senior clinicians and basic scientists, for 4-year research funding

NIAA Events

5th May 2020
POMCTN Spring Meeting
5-6 May 2020
The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London