Four members of NIHR School for Public Health Research have been appointed as NIHR Senior Investigators.
Two experts from the NIHR School for Public Health Research have been appointed as NIHR Senior Investigators.
Professor Eileen Kaner, Professor of Public Health & Primary Care Research at Newcastle University and Associate Director of Fuse will join the College of Senior Investigators, following its 13th annual competition.
Professor Carol Brayne CBE, Professor of Public Health Medicine at the University of Cambridge and Cambridge Co Investigator at the NIHR School for Public Health Research has been reappointed and awarded the title Senior Investigator Emeritus.
NIHR Senior Investigators are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR and the most outstanding leaders of patient and people-based research within the NIHR research community and beyond.
As the NIHR’s senior leaders, NIHR Senior Investigators are critical to the ongoing success of the NIHR and developing research capability fit to tackle the challenges facing health of the nation.
NIHR Senior Investigators hold their award for up to two terms. On completion of a second successful term, Senior Investigators are awarded the title Senior Investigator Emeritus, a considerable achievement having succeeded twice at achieving Senior Investigator status in open competition and completed two terms as a Senior Investigator.
Professor Kaner and Professor Brayne CBE are two of three leaders in public health research who will join a network of experts containing over 200 active NIHR Senior Investigators.
Find out more about NIHR Senior Investigators here.