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.

Now recruiting 

The Panel now has two vacancies to fill. The appointee will become a full voting member of the Panel, for an initial term of four years and will be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of two years.

Scientific Panel meetings are held in central London, normally twice a year. Travel expenses are reimbursed.  

Apply Now

If you would like to apply or provide details of the vacancies to a colleague, then please refer to the details provided below. 

Please  contact the Charitable Trust and Awards Officer,,uk, with any queries.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 31 July 2019.


CSP Charitable Trust Scientific Panel

Current members of the panel are:



Professor Helen Dawes

Oxford Brookes University

Chair of Panel

Joined Panel May 2013

Dr Victoria Goodwin

University of Exeter

Vice-Chair of Panel

Joined Panel Dec 2015

Dr Louise Connell

University of Central Lancashire

Joined Panel Oct 2014

Dr Cherry Kilbride

Brunel University

Joined Panel Mar 2016

Dr Peter Goodwin

Manchester Metropolitan University

Joined Panel Apr 2017

Professor Kay Cooper

Robert Gordon University

Joined Panel Dec 2017

Dr Chris Littlewood

Keele University

Joined Panel Dec 2017

Mrs Kathryn Bamforth

Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Joined Panel Dec 2017

Dr Lisa Robinson

Newcastle University

Joined Panel Dec 2017

Professor Michelle Briggs

University of Manchester

Joined Panel Oct 2014

Mr John O’Dwyer

University of Leeds

Joined Panel Apr 2017

Dr Derrick Bennett

Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

Joined Panel May 2018

Ms Joanne Kibbey

Joined Panel Sept 2018

Mr Ben Marshall

Joined Panel Sept 2018