South West Research Awards

In March 2020 the NIHR Clinical Research Network South West Peninsula will be holding its Research Awards to celebrate innovation and excellence in health research across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

Over 190 nominations were submitted for twelve awards and an expert panel then shortlisted based on impact and achievements of the outstanding individuals and teams that make a significant contribution towards NIHR portfolio health and social care research delivery within the region.

It was excellent to see so many of our ESMI colleagues amongst the list of nominations and we would like to pass on our congratulations to the following:

Public Engagement Award

  • Shortlisted : PaReNt Systematic Review Project – Rebecca Whear, Harriet Hunt, Kate Boddy, Alison Bethel

Outstanding Research Contribution Team Award

  • Shortlisted : PenCHORD – Martin Pitt, Dan Chalk, Mike Allen, Sean Manzi, Kerry Pearn, Andrew Salmon, Sarah Carter, Ken Stein

Nominated :

  • NIHR ARC South West - Jo Thompson Coon, Becca Abbott, Noreen Orr, Alison Bethel, Morwenna Rogers, Harriet Hunt, Becky Whear
  • University of Exeter – Michael Nunns, Liz Shaw and Simon Briscoe
  • NIHR ARC South West - Martin Pitt, Dan Chalk, Mike Allen, Sean Manzi, Kerry Pearn, Andrew Salmon, Sarah Carter, Ken Stein

Congratulations also to our colleagues in the PPI team who were also shortlisted – Kate Boddy, Kristin Liabo, Emma Cockcroft, Tanya Hynd, Nicky Britten; to Felix Gradinger and Julian Elston nominated in the Innovation Award, and to Cath Hopkins nominated in the Research Administrator or Co-ordinator Award.

We wish everyone the very best of luck!

https://local.nihr.ac.uk/news/south-west-research-award-nominees-announced/24001