18 Dec 2018
NIHR have recently announced the next call for competition 38 NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) applications and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) will be reviewing applications for the Wednesday 20th March 2019 deadline.
The aim of the internal Peer Review is to enhance the competitiveness of applications from MAHSC members, improving quality by providing critical evaluations of applications in final draft stage.
The virtual internal Peer Review Panel is made up of researchers from across the MAHSC partnership from different disciplines with relevant RfPB experience. The Panel will be coordinated by the MAHSC Research Office, part of Health Innovation Manchester.
Submission of draft RfPB applications to the Internal Peer Review System is compulsory for researchers at MFT or University employed. R&D Departments must be involved at an early stage in the preparation of applications to ensure that all finance streams and details are correct.
The internal review process will be carried out as follows:-
The dates above are the final dates for submission to the internal peer review process and have been set to allow sufficient time for applicants to incorporate any necessary changes.
If your application is ready for review at an earlier date please do submit your proposal and we will endeavour to arrange early peer review.
This procedure should bring about an increase in quality of proposals and with it higher success rates. The impact and user friendliness of the internal peer review procedure will continue to be monitored and changes made where appropriate.
We welcome feedback on this process. Please send your comments to the MAHSC Research Office via firstname.lastname@example.org