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Terms of Reference: (last updated 3 December 2019)

  • Develop, monitor and maintain a Departmental research strategy which aims to promote excellence in primary care research.
  • Develop  and implement plans to maximise cross-group working, through scientific collaborations and efficient use of shared resources.
  • Develop and oversee an ongoing strategy to communicate our research strategy and the impacts of our research both internally and to external stakeholders.
  • Develop, monitor and maintain a strategy for income generation to support the departmental infrastructure and facilities for research.
  • Work with the education and training committee to develop, monitor and maintain a staffing strategy and staff development programme aligned to Departmental interests.

Meeting frequency:

Twice a term (0th and 8th Week)

Membership: (last updated 3 December 2019)

  • Health behaviours: Paul Aveyard (Deputy: Susan Jebb)
  • Infections and acute care: Gail Hayward (Deputy: Sarah Tonkin-Crine)
  • Cardiovascular and metabolic: Richard Hobbs, Richard McManus (Chair)
  • Patient experience: Sue Ziebland (Deputies: Cathy Pope and James Sheppard)
  • EBM and Research Methods: Rafael Perera  (Deputy: Kamal Mahtani)
  • Clinical Trials: Chris Butler (Deputy: Ly-Mee Yu)
  • Big Data: Clare Bankhead
  • Digital Health: Trish Greenhalgh
  • International: 
  • Health Policy: Raphael Wittenberg (Deputy: Stavros Petrou)
  • Impact: Trish Greenhalgh
  • Training: Paul Aveyard (Deputy: Kath Tucker)
  • EMCRs: Rachel Pechey (Deputy: Nicola Lindson)
  • DPhils: Melissa Little
  • PPI: Polly Kerr
  • Information Governance Committee Chair: Ly-Mee Yu
  • Communications: Jo Gearing
  • Head of Administration & Finance: Nicola Small
  • Secretary: Lucy Curtin