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Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) - Minutes of the PGfAR Competition 33 Stage 1

 

Contents

Meeting

PGfAR Competition 33 Stage 1

15 September 2020 and 16 September 2020 via online video meeting

 

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)

PGfAR applications to be considered 

  Day 1 - 15 September 2020

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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.

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

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

  10. 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
  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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.

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

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

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

  17. 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.

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

  19. 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

This table displays the average score for each application that was assessed in the Stage 1 committee meeting, and excludes any applications which were rejected during the scrutiny process. The PGfAR fundable range is 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 which fall below the fundable range.

 

Fundable Range

Below Fundable Range

Score

9.1 - 10

8.1 - 9

7.1 - 8

6.1 - 7

5.1 - 6

4.1 - 5

3.1 - 4

2.1 - 3

1.1 - 2

0.1 - 1

Stage1