Fellowship Call

The next application call for fellowships has closed and will re-open in Summer 2024. Applicants are encouraged to read the information on our website, and to contact ICAT for advice. 

All dental, medical and veterinary graduates who are in or entering higher specialist training and have an interest in research are encouraged to apply. 

Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) Programme


The all-Ireland Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) Programme trains medical, dental and veterinary graduates motivated towards a research career. ICAT is a large collaborative network involving six universities and their affiliated clinical centres across Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

ICAT provides a supportive, inclusive environment that nurtures talent and encourages personal growth. We select fellows based on academic potential and excellence. We are committed to positively influencing the Irish research landscape in the spirit of equality, collaboration and diverse thinking. By actively recruiting individuals from a broad range of clinical specialties in human and veterinary medicine, and dentistry, we ensure that our programme reflects a diverse healthcare landscape and encourages interdisciplinary research and innovation. 

ICAT Partner Universities

The partner universities include Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, University of Galway, Queen’s University Belfast, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and University College Cork.

Search By Supervisor

This site allows you to search for potential supervisors based on specialties, research areas and provides information on potential research projects.