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The fourth meeting of the Research Transparency Strategy Group took place on 23 September 2019. Minutes can be found below.

The meeting was held between 2pm and 5pm at Skipton House, 80 London Road, London. SE1 6LH.


Expert group members


Marise Bucukoglu Head of Research Governance, University of Edinburgh Attending via phone
Professor David Edwards Professor of Neonatology, St Thomas’ Hospital London In Attendance
Professor Andrew George HRA non-executive director (Chair) In Attendance
Dr Cham Herath Director of Healthcare and Medical Affairs UK, AstraZeneca In Attendance
Dr Simon Kolstoe University of Portsmouth and Research Ethics Committee chair In Attendance
Sile Lane Head of Campaigns, AllTrials Apologies
Dr Julie McCarroll Northern Ireland Public Health Agency In Attendance
Alex Newberry Head of NHS Research Governance and Informatics, Welsh Government Apologies
Professor Sir Steve O’Rahilly Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge and Director, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, University of Cambridge Apologies
Dr Marina Parry Senior Research Associate, UCL Cancer Institute Attending via phone
Derek Stewart Public contributor/patient engagement expert In Attendance
Nisha Tailor Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Association of Medical Research Charities In Attendance
Dr Matt Westmore Operations Director, NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) In Attendance


HRA Staff



Teagan Allen Policy Officer In Attendance
Clive Collett Ethics Policy Manager In Attendance
Nicola Gilzeane Engagement Officer Apologies
Eve Hart Head of Communications In Attendance
Juliet Tizzard Director of Policy In Attendance
Naho Yamazaki Head of Policy and Engagement In Attendance

Minutes from the fourth meeting, held on 23 September 2019, can be found here

Minutes from the fifth meeting, held on 21 October 2019, can be found here

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