Research & Development Group

Research & Development Group

Welcome to the BCIS Research & Development Group page

The core mission of the Research and Development Group is to support, encourage and develop all aspects of UK interventional research.

Our philosophy is that the best research is planned, conducted and reported by motivated teams that ‘own’ the project. The BCIS Research and Development Group will act to support and encourage this enterprise – but never to assume or seek any element of power, influence or control. Keep an eye on our web pages on the BCIS site for regular news, research opportunities and developments, including our new peer review service.

Group Members

Chair: Professor Colin Berry (Glasgow)
Professor Julian Gunn (Sheffield)
Dr Jonathan Hill (London)
Dr Tim Kinnaird (Cardiff)
Dr Vijay Kunadian (Newcastle)
Dr Aung Myat (Brighton)
Dr Divaka Perera (London)
Professor Azfar Zaman (Newcastle)

Co-opted
Dr Phillip Freeman (Aalborg) (BCIS Communications Lead)
Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer (London) (BCIS Communications Lead Elect)
Professor Mamas Mamas (Stoke) (Special responsibility for projects using databases and requiring complex statistical analysis)
Dr Michael Mahmoudi (Southampton) (Special responsibility for literature review project)
Ruth Bowles (Bristol) (Research Nurse Representative)
Joanne Kelly (Glasgow) (Research Nurse Representative)
Zoe Nicholas (Southampton) (Research Nurse Representative)

Ex-officio
Professor Nick Curzen (Southampton) (BCIS President)
Dr Clare Appleby (Liverpool) (BCIS Honorary Secretary)
Dr Doug Fraser (Manchester) (BCIS Treasurer)

New peer review service Research Database