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Programme Grants for Applied Research - Competition 33 Stage 1 minutes

Contents

Minutes of the Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) committee meeting to discuss applications to Competition 33 Stage 1.

Date and location

Meeting held 15 September 2020 and 16 September 2020 via online video meeting.

In attendance

Present Members

Professor Kate Jolly (Day 1 Chair)
Professor Jonathan Mant (Day 2 Chair)
Professor Marian Knight (Supporting Chair)
Professor Tracy Roberts (Supporting Chair)
Professor Peter Bower
Professor Robbie Foy
Professor Matthew Hickman
Professor Belinda Lennox
Professor Richard Lilford
Professor Richard Martin
Professor Felicity (Fliss) Murtagh
Dr Miriam Santer

Programme Director

Professor Elaine Hay

Secretariat

Mr Rajinder Flora (NIHR CCF)
Dr Katie Cook (NIHR CCF)
Miss Saima Siddiqui (NIHR CCF)
Miss Amrit Mann (NIHR CCF)
Miss Batool Khan (NIHR CCF)
Miss Saprina Harrison (NIHR CCF)
Mr Ian Beason (NIHR CCF)

Applications considered

Day 1 - 15 September 2020

NIHR202358: Improving outcomes for hard to access/vulnerable children and young people with diabetes.
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Tracy Roberts, Professor Matthew Hickman, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Richard Martin
Professor Elaine Hay assumed the chair.
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2 
Professor Kate Jolly, Professor Tracy Roberts, Professor Matthew Hickman, Professor Richard Lilford and Professor Richard Martin returned. Professor Kate Jolly resumed the chair.

NIHR202355: Strategies to Target antibiotics for cOmmon infections in Primary care: Algorithms, peer-led review Meetings, and communication tRaining (STOP AMR))
Conflicts: Dr Miriam Santer and Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Rejected
Dr Miriam Santer and Professor Matthew Hickman returned

NIHR202350: The United Kingdom Large Aneurysm STudy (UK-LAST): Improving Clinical Decisions in AAA.
Conflicts: Professor Robbie Foy and Professor Felicity (Fliss) Murtagh
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Robbie Foy and Professor Felicity (Fliss) Murtagh returned

NIHR202348: Implementing preoperative oral examination and treatment/decolonization with dental professionals in adults undergoing planned cardiac surgery: a programme of evaluative research on reducing postoperative hospital acquired infections 
Conflicts: Professor Matthew Hickman and Professor Kate Jolly 
Professor Jonathan Mant assumed the chair.
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Matthew Hickman and Professor Kate Jolly returned. Professor Kate Jolly resumed the chair.

NIHR202347: RAPID and Efficient Eczema Trials (RAPID)
Conflicts: Dr Miriam Santer and Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Rejected
Dr Miriam Santer and Professor Matthew Hickman returned

NIHR202345: The clinical, social and cost effectiveness of a decision support tool to optimise community-based tailored management of sleep (TIMES) for people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and sleep disturbance
TIMES –TaIlored ManagEment of Sleep
Conflicts: Professor Felicity (Fliss) Murtagh
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Felicity (Fliss) Murtagh returned

NIHR202344: SAFER: Study of the Assessment, Feasibility and Economics of identifying birth trauma and pReventing PTSD
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly
Professor Jonathan Mant assumed the chair.
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Kate Jolly returned. Professor Kate Jolly resumed the chair.

NIHR202341: Physical Activity in Rare Neurological Conditions
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR202339: Improving the lives of stroke survivors with data
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR202337: The Investigation and Detection of Cryptogenic Stroke (ID-CRYPT)
Conflicts: Professor Kate Jolly and Professor Peter Bower
Professor Elaine Hay assumed the chair.
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Kate Jolly and Professor Peter Bower returned. Professor Kate Jolly resumed the chair.

Day 2 - 16 September 2020

Apologies

Professor Robbie Foy
Professor Richard Lilford

NIHR202356: The implementation of a FOREnSic-focused inTegrated psychological intervention to enhance forensic in-patients quality of life: The FOREST study
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202356: The implementation of a FOREnSic-focused inTegrated psychological intervention to enhance forensic in-patients quality of life: The FOREST study
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202354: Advancing theory and improving responses to intimate partner abuse for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or other sexual and gender minority (LGBT+) people (ADVANCE+)
Conflicts: Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202353: PREvention of and Optimising Care for Physical Activity-related Trauma in England (PREOC-PAT)
Conflicts:  Professor Matthew Hickman
Outcome: Rejected
Professor Matthew Hickman returned.

NIHR202352: Developing of a new diagnostic pathway using speech-biomarkers for early and prodromal Parkinson's Disease
Conflicts: None 
Outcome: Rejected

NIHR202351: Traumatic Brain Injury Coagulopathy: Saving Lives, Improving Outcomes
Conflicts: Professor Marian Knight
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Marian Knight returned.

NIHR202349: Personalising renal function monitoring in patients with heart failure
Conflicts: Professor Peter Bower
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2
Professor Peter Bower returned.

NIHR202343: Supported Self-management for Chronic Orofacial Pain due to Temporomandibular Disorders - COPE–TMD. Cost-effectiveness and process evaluation of a brief intervention.
Conflicts: Professor Peter Bower
Outcome: Rejected  
Professor Peter Bower returned.

NIHR202340: Preventing UlceratioN in DIabeTes (PUNDIT)
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

NIHR202338: Development and testing of an intervention to improve Recovery after an Episode of Delirium (RecoverED study)
Conflicts: None
Outcome: Shortlisted to stage 2

Outcomes table

Funding Committees score applications on a range of 1-10. This table displays the number of applications awarded each score in the committee meeting. No ranking within columns should be inferred. PGfAR will fund applications that score in the range of 6-10, although a score of 6-10 does not guarantee funding. In exceptional circumstances and with approval from the Programme Director, applications may be invited/funded that fall below the fundable range (scoring 1-5).

ScoreRangeNumber of applications
9.1-10 Fundable  0
8.1-9 Fundable  1
7.1-8 Fundable  3
6.1-7 Fundable  5
5.1-6 Fundable  2
4.1-5 Rejected  3
3.1-4 Rejected  5
2.1-3 Rejected  4
1.1-2 Rejected  2
0.1-1 Rejected  0