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Doctoral Fellowship Selection Committee


Published: 24 October 2019

Version: 6.0 November 2023

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The remit of the Selection Committees is to support the development of the NIHR Doctoral Fellowship scheme, assess applications, interview candidates and make funding recommendations based on quality.

The NIHR Doctoral Fellowship applications are reviewed by our Selection Committee which is reviewed regularly and adjusted in response to need. If you would like to register your interest to join this committee, please complete the expression of interest form.

The interview Committees for the NIHR Doctoral Fellowship is composed from the members listed below.

  • Professor Judith Rankin (Chair), Newcastle University
  • Professor Sonia Saxena (Sub-Chair), Imperial College London
  • Professor Steven Cummins (Sub-Chair), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Professor Andrea Manca (Deputy Chair), University of York
  • Professor Gordon Taylor (Deputy Chair), University of Exeter
  • Professor Graham Moore, University of Cardiff
  • Professor Gretl McHugh (Deputy Chair), University of Leeds
  • Professor Al Story, University College London
  • Professor Andy Husband, Newcastle University
  • Dr Behnaz Schofield, University of the West of England
  • Professor Catherine Exley, Newcastle University
  • Professor Catherine Robinson, University of Manchester
  • Professor Christopher Miller, University of Manchester
  • Dr Cynthia Eccles, University of Manchester
  • Professor David Cairns, University of Leeds
  • Professor David McWilliams, Coventry University
  • Dr David Russell, University of Leeds
  • Professor Elizabeth Meins, University of York
  • Dr Esther Hobson, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Gary Collins, University of Oxford
  • Dr Guy Peryer, University of East Anglia
  • Professor Heather Iles-Smith, University of Salford
  • Dr Heidi Siddle, University of Leeds
  • Mr James Kinross, Imperial College London
  • Professor Jayne Price, Kingston University London
  • Professor Jayne Woodside, Queen's University, Belfast
  • Professor Jenny Myers, University of Manchester
  • Professor Joseph Manning, University of Leicester
  • Professor Joy Adamson, University of York
  • Professor Joy Duxbury, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Professor Kazem Rahimi, University of Oxford
  • Dr Kyla Thomas, University of Bristol
  • Professor Marilyn James, University of Nottingham
  • Professor Mike Crawford, Imperial College London
  • Professor Niels Peek, University of Manchester
  • Professor Nigel Hoggard, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Owen Arthurs, Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Professor Paul Brocklehurst, Bangor University
  • Professor Paul Leeson, University of Oxford
  • Professor Pearse Keane, University College London
  • Dr Phil Shackley, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Rafael Perera, University of Oxford
  • Professor Ruth Harris, Kings College London 
  • Professor Ruth Strudwick, University of Suffolk
  • Professor Sheena Ramsey, University of Newcastle
  • Professor Stavros Petrou, University of Oxford
  • Professor Steven Jones, Lancaster University
  • Professor Tricia Tan, Imperial College London
  • Professor Victoria Cornelius, Imperial College London
  • Professor William Man, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Zoe Marshman, University of Sheffield