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SPARC Panel Members Round 5



NIHR Infrastructure Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration

(SPARC) Round 5, 2018

Panel Members

  • The remit of the SPARC Panel is to support the development of the scheme, assess applications and make funding recommendations based on quality.
  • The guidance notes for the SPARC scheme detail the selection process.
  • The SPARC Panel for Round 5 consists of those listed below.


Current Position


Infrastructure Institution

Professor Geraint Rees (Chair)

Professor of Cognitive Neurology

University College London

BRC University College London

Professor Stephen Campbell

Professor of Primary Care Research

University of Manchester

PSTRC Manchester

Professor Waljit Dhillo

Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Imperial College London

BRC Imperial College Healthcare Trust

Professor Selena Gray

Professor of Public Health

University of the West of England


Professor Eneida Mioshi

Chair of Dementia Care

University of East Anglia

CLAHRC East of England

Dr Steve Wootton

Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition

University of Southampton

BRC Southampton

BRC – Biomedical Research Unit.

CLAHRC – Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health and Research and Care.

PSTRC – Patient Safety Translational Research Centre