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Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) Sub-Committee C - Minutes of the PGfAR Competition 30 Stage 2

 

Contents

Meeting

PGfAR Competition 30 Stage 2 Sub-Committee C

10 March 2020 at ETC Venues, Avonmouth House, 6 Avonmouth Street, London, SE1 6NX

 

Present Members

Professor Kate Jolly (Chair)
Professor Tracy Roberts (Supporting chair)
Professor Andrew Judge
Dr Belinda Lennox
Professor Garry Barton
Professor Gavin Perkins
Professor Jackie Sturt
Ms Jane Whitehurst
Professor Laura Gray
Dr Lisa Hinton
Professor Richard Martin
Professor Richard Watt
Professor Sandy Tubeuf

Apologies

Professor Neil Coulson (Written comments)
Dr Philip Edge (Written comments)
Professor Bridget Young (Written comments)
Professor Vari Drennan (Observer)

Programme Director

Professor Elaine Hay

Secretariat

Mr Rajinder Flora (NIHR CCF)
Dr Katie Cook (NIHR CCF)
Ms Saprina Harrison (NIHR CCF)

Observers

Dr Carolyn Tarrant
Ms Laura Flight (NIHR Research Design Service, Yorkshire and the Humber)

PGfAR applications to be considered

  1. NIHR201070: The SPOtting Cancer among Comorbidities (SPOCC) study. Supporting clinical decision making in patients with symptoms of cancer and pre-existing conditions
    Lead Applicant: Professor Jose M Valderas
    Lead Assessors: Belinda Lennox (1), Richard Martin (2)
    Conflicts: None
    Outcome: Conditional support (phased fund)

  2. NIHR201165: Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in 18 – 40 year olds: A Multifactorial Management Intervention to Address Multimorbidity in Early-Onset T2D in Adults (The M3 Research Programme)
    Lead Applicant: Professor Melanie Davies
    Lead Assessors: Gavin Perkins (1), Belinda Lennox (2)
    Conflicts: Professor Laura Gray, Dr Carolyn Tarrant and Ms Laura Flight
    Outcome: Conditional support (phased fund)
    Professor Laura Gray, Dr Carolyn Tarrant and Ms Laura Flight returned.

  3. NIHR201583: INITIATE: INTENSE HOSPITAL PHYSIOTHERAPY AND MOBILITY AFTER HIP FRACTURE
    Lead Applicant: Dr Rebecca Kearney
    Lead Assessors: Richard Watt (1), Richard Martin (2)
    Conflicts: Professor Gavin Perkins, Professor Andrew Judge and Professor Garry Barton
    Outcome: Resubmission
    Professor Gavin Perkins, Professor Andrew Judge and Professor Garry Barton returned.


  4. NIHR201609: Identifying, managing and mitigating cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Lead Applicant: Dr Jennifer Quint
    Lead Assessors: Gavin Perkins (1), Richard Watt (2)
    Conflicts: None
    Outcome: Reject

Outcomes table

This table displays the average score for each application that was assessed in the Stage 2 committee meeting. No ranking within columns should be inferred. 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/funded which fall below the fundable range. 

 

 

Fundable Range

Rejected Range

Score

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

Stage 2