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NIHR Advanced Fellowship Selection Committee



NIHR Fellowships – Selection Committees

  • The remit of the selection committees is to support the development of the scheme, assess applications, interview candidates and make funding recommendations based on quality.
  • The NIHR Advanced Fellowship (AF) applications are reviewed by two Panels.
  • The make-up of the Selection Committees is reviewed regularly and adjusted in response to need.
  • The interview panels for Round 1 of the NIHR Fellowships will be composed from the members listed below.



Professor Jayne Parry (Chair – Panel 1)

Professor of Policy and Public Health University of Birmingham

Professor David Cottrell (Co-Chair – Panel 2)

Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Leeds

Professor Tim Croudace (Deputy Chair – Panel 1)

Professor of Applied Health Research University of Dundee

Professor Gavin Perkins (Deputy Chair – Panel 1)

Professor of Critical Care Medicine University of Warwick

Professor Eileen Kaner (Deputy Chair – Panel 2)

Professor of Public Health and Primary Care Research University of Newcastle

Anne-Laure Donskoy (Panel 2)

Patient/Public member of the panel

Samantha Senior (Panel 2)

Patient/Public member of the panel

Julie Lockhart (Panel 1)

Patient/Public member of the panel

Angela Ruddock (Panel 1)

Patient/Public member of the panel

Professor Keith Abrams (Panel 2)

Professor of Medical Statistics University of Leicester

Professor Karl Atkin (Panel 2)

Professor of Sociology University of York

Professor John Baker (Panel 2)

Chair in Mental Health Nursing University of Leeds

Professor Diana Baralle (Panel 2)

Professor of Genomic Medicine University of Southampton

Professor Garry Barton (Panel 2)

Chair in Health Economics University of East Anglia

Professor Judith Bliss (Panel 1)

Professor of Clinical Trials Institute of Cancer Research, London

Professor Alan Brennan (Panel 2)

Professor of Health Economics and Decision Modelling University of Sheffield

Professor Andrew Briggs (Panel 1)

Professor of Health Economics University of Glasgow

Professor John Cairns (Panel 1)

Professor of Health Economics London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Professor Ernest Choy (Panel 2)

Professor and Head of Rheumatology University of Cardiff

Professor Cathy Creswell (Panel 1)

Professor of Developmental Clinical Psychology University of Reading

Professor Christi Deaton (Panel 1)

Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Research University of Cambridge

Professor Paramjit Gill (Panel 2)

Professor of General Practice University of Warwick

Professor George Gkoutos (Panel 2)

Professor of Clinical Bioinformatics University of Birmingham

Professor Sheila Greenfield (Panel 1)

Professor of Medical Sociology University of Birmingham

Dr Richard Hooper (Panel 2)

Reader in Medical Statistics Queen Mary University of London

Professor Allan House (Panel 1)

Professor of Liaison Psychiatry University of Leeds

Professor Thomas Jaki (Panel 2)

Professor in Statistics University of Lancaster

Professor David Jayne (Panel 1)

Professor of Surgery University of Leeds

Professor Steven Julious (Panel 1)

Professor of Medical Statistics University of Sheffield

Professor Umesh Kadam (Panel 2)

Professor of Primary Care and Public Health Research University of Leicester

Professor Sabine Landau (Panel 1)

Professor of Biostatistics King’s College London

Professor Gill Livingston (Panel 2)

Professor of Psychiatry of Older People University College London

Professor Karina Lovell (Panel 1)

Professor of Mental Health The University of Manchester

Professor Una Macleod (Panel 1)

Professor of Primary Care Medicine Hull York Medical School

Professor Jill Manthorpe (Panel 1)

Professor of Social Work King’s College London

Professor Dion Morton (Panel 2)

Professor of Surgery University of Birmingham

Professor Catherine Pope (Panel 2)

Professor of Medical Sociology University of Southampton

Professor Chris Salisbury (Panel 1)

Professor of Primary Health Care University of Bristol

Professor Jane Sandall (Panel 2)

Professor of Social Science and Women's Health King’s College London

Professor Calum Semple (Panel 2)

Professor in Child Health and Outbreak Medicine University of Liverpool

Professor Matt Sutton (Panel 1)

Professor of Health Economics The University of Manchester

Professor Gareth Thomas (Panel 1)

Professor of Experimental Pathology, Consultant in Histopathology University of Southampton

Professor Dame Caroline Watkins (Panel 2)

Faculty Director Of Research And Innovation University of Central Lancashire