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Successful Working Group Funding Awardees

The HRB-TMRN offers annual competitive funding to Irish members of the MRC-NIHR-Trials Methodology Research Partnership Working Groups. Below is a list of successful awardees and their projects.

YearUniversityWorking GroupProject LeadTitle
2023University College Cork Trial Conduct Dr Frances Shiely Protocol development for prioritised recruitment and retention strategies (PRESS)
2023University of Galway Health InformaticsDr David Keane Evaluation of the utility of Irish health and social care datasets for use in clinical trials
2023University of GalwayGreener Trials (Trial Conduct) Prof Peter Doran Carbon in Clinical Trials – dissemination and engagement
2023University College CorkTrial ConductDr Frances ShielyTrial Forge Guidance 2 Extension: Reducing research waste by considering the cost-effectiveness of undertaking further SWATs on interventions
2023Trinity College DublinOutcomesProf Dominic TrepelDevelopment and evaluation of the utility of video tutorials in dissemination and implementation of trial reporting guidelines
2022University College CorkOutcomesDr Karen Matvienko-SikarUsing behavioural science to enhance uptake of Core Outcome Sets in trials
2022University College CorkTrial ConductDr Frances ShielyTrial Forge Guidance 3: Ethical issues in SWATs (Studies within a Trial).
2020University College CorkHealth Informatics & OutcomesProf Patricia KearneyDeveloping Reporting Guidelines for Clinical Trial Protocols for Trials conducted using Routinely Collected Health Data: the SPIRIT-Routinely Collected Health Data (SPIRIT-RCHD) extension
2020University College CorkTrial ConductDr Frances ShielyUnderstanding the language and complexity of informed consent in clinical trials and identifying participant preferences and understanding of key trial processes - randomisation.
2020University of GalwayTrial ConductDr Catherine HoughtonQualitative data sharing practices in clinical trials in the UK and Ireland: Towards the production of good practice guidance

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