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Agenda for the expanding diversity: highlight notice for PGfAR/PDG webinar


This agenda is for the webinar on the expanding diversity highlight notice by NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) and Programme Development Grants (PDG), calling for varied research approaches to address National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and NIHR priorities in multiple long-term conditions. The webinar will take place on 09 December 2021.

To find out more about the webinar, please head over to our events page.


09:45 - 10:00 Event waiting room opens -
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome and introduction Martin Williams, Director NIHR Research Design Service National Office
10:10 - 10:40 Aims and purpose of the call, with time for Q&A Elaine Hay, Programme Director PGfAR/PDG; Raj Flora, Assistant Director PGfAR/PDG
10:40 - 11:05 A different 'type' of PGfAR with time for Q&A Gareth Price, Principle Clinical Scientist and Lead Applicant PGfAR award
11:05 - 11:30 Addressing inclusivity/INCLUDE, with time for Q&A Lynn Rochester, Specialty Cluster and Alliance Lead, NIHR Clinical Research Network; Miles Witham, Ageing Specialty Lead, NIHR Clinical Research Network
11:30 - 11:50 How the NIHR Clinical Research Network can help Katy Jones, Director of Research Delivery, NIHR Clinical Research Network
11:50 - 12:10 How the NIHR Research Design Service can help  Sophie Hyndman, Deputy Director, NIHR Research Design Service South Central
12:10 - 12:30 Final questions All speakers
12:30 Close -