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.


23rd Jun 2022
Equipoise - when opinions interfere with research
NIAA position statement on clinician equipoise
7th Jun 2022
SAVE THE DATE: Anaesthesia Research 2022
We are pleased to announce that Anaesthesia Research will return for 2022, and will be back as a face-to-face event!
7th Jun 2022
NIAA Board Chair Prof Grocott re-appointed as NIHR Senior Investigator
Congratulations to Prof Grocott on his re-appointment as NIHR Senior Investigator; this year's only anaesthetist to be appointed
21st Apr 2022
NIAA Vacancy: Grants Officer
We are currently accepting applications for the NIAA Grants Officer position
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 22nd July 2022
21st Dec 2021
John Snow Anaesthesia Intercalated Awards 2022
Annual £2,000 awards to intercalating medical students undertaking an intercalated degrees with a research project related to anaesthesia

NIAA Events

22nd Nov 2022
Anaesthesia Research 2022
Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 November 2022
Location: Malmaison York