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Scientific Panel

The Scientific Panel recommends proposals for funding to the CSP Charitable Trust on a yearly basis through the Physiotherapy Research Foundation and Special awards schemes.

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The membership of the group includes qualified researchers with over three years’ publishing record, service users, a health economist and a statistician. 

The Charitable Trust currently has two service user vacancies, providing the opportunity of working with the CSP in promoting and developing physiotherapy research.

CSP Charitable Trust Scientific Panel



Dr Ian Wellwood

Lecturer in Public Health and Health Services Research

King’s College London

Chair of Panel
Joined Oct 2011

Member of CSP

Professor Helen Dawes 
Oxford Brooks University - Centre for Rehabilitation

University of Ulster

Vice-Chair of Panel

Joined Panel Mar 2013 
Member of CSP

Dr Karen Barker
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust


Joined Panel Apr 2009

Member of CSP

Dr Brenda O'Neill

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

University of Ulster

Joined Panel Nov 2012

Member of CSP

Dr Louise Connell

University of Central Lancashire

Joined Panel Oct 2014

Member of CSP

Dr Cherry Kilbride

Brunel University

Joined Panel Mar 2016

Member of CSP

Dr Victoria Goodwin

Exeter University

Joined Panel Dec 2015

Member of CSP

Dr Michelle Briggs
Leeds Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

 Joined Panel Oct 2014
Non-physio member

Dr Victoria Allgar

Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics

University of York

Joined Panel May 2011


Dr Claire Hulme

Director Academic Unit of Health Economics

Senior Lecturer in Health Economics

University of Leeds


Joined Panel October 2011

Health Economist


Service user

Non-physio member


Service user

Non-physio member


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Last reviewed

12 January 2015
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