Health and Care Research Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of a new group of Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders. Individuals have been appointed following a competitive process and assessment by an independent panel of senior UK health and social care experts.
The 18 individuals recommended for appointment were judged to be among Wales’ leading researchers for the evidence they provided against the following selection criteria:
Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders will undertake a number of activities in their role. We will look to them to act as ambassadors for Health and Care Research Wales and play a leading role in raising the profile of health and social care research in Wales on a national and international level.
We look forward to working with Senior Research Leaders as they support the next generation of promising researchers in Wales through the Health and Care Research Wales Mentoring Scheme. The pilot phase of this scheme, launching soon, will focus on pairing Senior Research Leaders with Health and Care Research Wales funded students and fellows within a developmental mentoring relationship.
The group of Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders for 2016-2019 is as follows:
Vanessa Burholt - Swansea University
Peter Collins - Cardiff University
Adrian Edwards - Cardiff University
Rhiannon Edwards - Bangor University
Kerenza Hood - Cardiff University
Dyfrig Hughes- Bangor University
Peter Huxley - Bangor University
Ian Jones - Cardiff University
Keith Lloyd - Swansea University
Ronan Lyons - Swansea University
Michael Owen - Cardiff University
Mark Rees - Swansea University
Jo Rycroft-Malone - Bangor University
Andrew Sewell - Cardiff University
Helen Snooks - Swansea University
John Williams - Swansea University
Bob Woods - Bangor University