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19/164 PHR Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call



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Supporting Information

Many of the currently advertised PHR Programme funding opportunities may be impacted by and can be related to the COVID-19 situation. For research proposals focused primarily on COVID-19 interventions please apply via the NIHR COVID-19 Urgent Public Health Research process.

The Public Health Research Programme (PHR) is accepting stage 1 applications for this themed call.

In order to apply you will need to carefully review the:


Proposals received by 1pm on 28 July 2020, and deemed within remit, will be assessed for their importance to public health by the Prioritisation Committee (PC) in September 2020.

Shortlisted Stage 1 proposals from this round will be considered by the Funding Committee (FC) in October 2020, and assessed for scientific quality, feasibility and value for money. Applicants will be informed of the FC's decisions in late October 2020, and successful applicants will be invited to submit a Stage 2 application. Applicants have eight weeks to complete and submit a Stage 2 application for it to be considered at the February 2021 Funding Committee.

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You can register to take part in a live webinar on Friday 20 March 2020, 10:00 – 11:00, which will provide you with more information about this Themed Call.

Places are limited so please register your details as soon as possible on the registration form below. You can also submit any questions you may have in advance to our panel *. There will also be a Q&A session during the live webinar.

On the panel are:

Professor Steve Goodacre: Steve is a clinical academic in emergency medicine and researcher in emergency care at the University of Sheffield. In addition he is an NIHR Senior Investigator and Deputy Programme Director for the NIHR HTA Programme.  

Professor Matt Costa: Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of Oxford, NIHR Senior Investigator and NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Trauma and Emergency Care.

Professor Wendy Baird: Professor of Health Services Research, University of Sheffield is Director of the NIHR Research Design Service for Yorkshire and Humber. She also chairs the NIHR Academy Development and Skills Enhancement Fellowship panel. 

*Webinar presenters will not have access to information not in the public domain and their participation as presenters will not confer any personal or institutional benefit. 


 Please submit any questions relating to the Themed Call for the panel to consider in the text box below.