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NIHR Global Health Research Programme Minutes of the Financial Assurance Fund Funding Committee Meeting 18 December 2018

 

Contents

NIHR Global Health Research Programme
Minutes of the Financial Assurance Fund Funding Committee Meeting 18 December 2018

 

 

Date

Tuesday 18 December 2018  

Place

Department of Health and Social Care, 39 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0EU

Present members

 

Ms Genny Kiff, Wellcome

Reverend Keith Stephenson, ACU

Mr Khairul Bashar, ACU

Ms Pam Hicks, UKRI

Mr Tim Boyes-Watson, Humentum

Chair

Committee member

Committee member

Committee member

Committee member

DHSC representatives

Dr Alex Ademokun, Head of Global Health Research Programmes

Ms Laurence Poos, Senior Global Health Research Programme Officer

Ms Megan Gaffey, Global Health Research Programme Support Officer

NETSCC, Secretariat

Dr Sarah Puddicombe (Assistant Director and Head of GHR Programme NETSCC) – strategic oversight of the Global Health Research programme, Chair for item 5

Mrs Stephanie Russell (Senior Research Manager) – oversight of the operation of the Committee, recording the feedback points and supporting the Chair

Ms Rozz Bloom (Research Manager) – minutes

Ms Linda Welch (Assistant Research Manager) – managing voting presentation and outcomes

Mrs Natalija Edwards (Senior Finance Manager) – finance advice and budget oversight

Mrs Leanne Beard (Finance Manager) – finance advice

Dr Martin Mulenga (Senior Research Manager) – observer

Apologies

None

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 4 (all members) Quorum = 100%   

   

1

16/136/29 – Professor Melanie Newport, University of Sussex 

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Neglected Tropical Diseases, BSMS, at University of Sussex

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Keith Stephenson (Lead), 2: Tim Boyes-Watson

No conflicts declared. Khairul Bashar not present due to running late.

 

Committee recommendation:  Decline

2

16/136/33 – Professor Mark Woolhouse, University of Edinburgh

 NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa, The University of Edinburgh

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Tim Boyes-Watson (Lead), 2: Khairul Bashar

No conflicts declared

 

Committee recommendation:  Decline

3

16/136/35 – Professor Stephen (Bertie) Squire, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

 NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Lung Health and Tuberculosis in Africa at LSTM

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Pam Hicks (Lead), 2: Keith Stephenson

Conflicts: Tim Boyes-Watson left the room.

 

Committee recommendation:  Recommend for funding to DHSC.

4

16/136/109 – Professor Aziz Sheikh, University of Edinburgh

 NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) at The University of Edinburgh

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Pam Hicks (Lead), 2: Khairul Bashar

Conflicts: Tim Boyes-Watson left the room.

 

Committee recommendation:  Recommend for funding to DHSC.

5

16/136/111 – Dr David Aanensen, Genome Research Limited operating as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

 NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Genomic Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

 

Chair: Sarah Puddicombe

DCMs: 1: Khairul Bashar (Lead), 2: Pam Hicks

Conflicts: Genny Kiff and Tim Boyes-Watson left the room

 

Committee recommendation:  Recommend for funding to DHSC.

 

6

16/137/49 – Professor Julie Mytton, University of West of England, Bristol

 NIHR Global Health Research Group on Nepal Injury Research, University of the West of England, Bristol

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Khairul Bashar (Lead), 2: Tim Boyes-Watson

No conflicts declared

 

Committee recommendation:  Recommend for funding to DHSC.

7

16/137/114 – Dr Robert Harrison, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

 NIHR Global Health Research Group on African Snakebite Research, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Pam Hicks (Lead), 2: Keith Stephenson

Conflicts: Tim Boyes-Watson

 

Committee recommendation:  Recommend for funding to DHSC.

8

17/63/42 – Dr Jamie Rylance & Dr Shevin Jacob, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

 NIHR Global Health Research Group on Sepsis at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Khairul Bashar (Lead), 2: Pam Hicks

Conflicts: Tim Boyes-Watson

 

Committee recommendation:  Recommend for funding to DHSC.

9

17/63/130 – Professor Simon Gilbody, University of York

 NIHR Global Health Research Group: Improving Outcomes in Mental and Physical Multimorbidity and Developing Research Capacity (IMPACT) in South Asia at the University of York

joint application with

17/63/76 – Professor Kamran Siddiqi, University of York

 NIHR Global Health Research Group on Addressing Smokeless Tobacco and building Research capacity in south Asia (ASTRA) at the University of York

 

Chair: Genny Kiff

DCMs: 1: Tim Boyes-Watson (Lead), 2: Keith Stephenson

No conflicts declared. Khairul Bashar not present.

 

Committee recommendation: Decline.

 

 Table of recommendations

 

Lead

Host Institution

Project Title

Recommendation

16/136/35
Call 1 Unit

Squire

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Lung Health and Tuberculosis in Africa at LSTM

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/136/111
Call 1 Unit

Aanensen

Genome Research Limited operating as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Genomic Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/137/114
Call 1 Group

Harrison

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

NIHR Global Health Research Group on African Snakebite Research, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/137/49
Call 1 Group

Mytton

University of the West of England

NIHR Global Health Research Group on Nepal Injury Research, University of the West of England, Bristol

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/136/109
Call 1 Unit

Sheikh

University of Edinburgh

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE), The University of Edinburgh

FUND WITH CHANGES

17/63/42
Call 2 Group

Rylance
Jacob

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

NIHR Global Health Research Group on Sepsis at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/136/29 Call 1 Unit

 

Newport

University of Sussex

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Neglected Tropical Diseases, BSMS, at University of Sussex

DECLINE

16/136/33 Call 1 Unit

Woolhouse

The University of Edinburgh

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa, The University of Edinburgh

DECLINE

17/63/130 and 17/63/76 Call 2 Groups

Gilbody
&
Siddiqi

University of York

NIHR Global Health Research Group: Improving Outcomes in Mental and Physical Multimorbi-dity and Developing Research Capacity (IMPACT) in South Asia at the University of York

NIHR Global Health Research Group on Addressing Smoke-less Tobacco and building Research capacity in south Asia (ASTRA) at the University of York

DECLINE