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.


12th Feb 2021
British Oxygen Company Chair of Anaesthesia Grant awarded
Congratulations to Dr Ben Shelley, Glasgow, who has been awarded the 4-year BOC Chair of Anaesthesia for his research project on heart injury, IMPRoVE
9th Feb 2021
John Snow Anaesthesia Intercalated Awards 2021
£2.000 awards for medical students undertaking an intercalated Bachelors or Masters degree and conducting a research project related to anaesthesia or a related topic
29th Jan 2021
NIAA Grants 2021 Round 1 suspended
Given the ongoing and worsening national situation with COVID-19, the NIAA has made the decision to suspend all grants activity relating to 2021 Round 1, which will not open for applications.
20th Jan 2021
NIHR Associate PI Scheme for Anaesthesia
New scheme for trainees, nurses and AHPs to formally recognise engagement in portfolio research studies
19th Jan 2021
New NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Anaesthesia
The NIHR CRN has announced the new National Specialty Lead

NIAA Events

10th Nov 2021
Anaesthesia Research 2021
Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 November 2021
Location: Online