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Doctoral Fellowship Selection Committee


Published: 24 October 2019

Version: 5.0 - August 2022

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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 Gretl McHugh (Deputy Chair), University of Leeds
  • Professor Andrew Hayward, University College London
  • Professor Andy Husband, Newcastle University
  • Professor Anne Forster, University of Leeds
  • Professor Catherine Exley, Newcastle University
  • Professor Catherine Robinson, University of Manchester
  • Professor Christopher Miller, University of Manchester
  • Professor Cynthia Iglesias, University of York
  • Professor Elizabeth Meins, University of York
  • Professor Gary Collins, University of Oxford
  • Professor Glyn Lewis, University College London
  • 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 Kazem Rahimi, University of Oxford
  • Dr Kyla Thomas, University of Bristol
  • Professor Marilyn James, University of Nottingham
  • Professor Mike Crawford, Imperial College London
  • Professor Nigel Hoggard, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Paul Brocklehurst, Bangor University
  • Professor Paul Leeson, University of Oxford
  • Professor Pearse Keane, University College London
  • Dr Phil Shackley, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Richard Riley, University of Birmingham
  • Professor Ruth Harris, Kings College London 
  • Professor Sheena Ramsey, University of Newcastle
  • Professor Steven Jones, Lancaster University
  • Professor Victoria Cornelius, Imperial College London