Major award for Professor Deborah Hall

Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre Deputy Director, Hearing theme lead and Outcome Measures for Clinical Trials lead Professor Deborah Hall has been awarded a Senior Investigator position with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). This is in recognition of her outstanding leadership of patient and people-based research within the NIHR Faculty. NIHR Senior Investigators are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR and are appointed through annual competitions informed by the advice of an international panel of experts.

Deborah will receive a discretionary fund of £15k per year and £75k per annum for the host NHS trust (Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust) to support her area of research. She will also be a member of the College of Senior Investigators, a prestigious body with its own programme of events. NIHR Senior Investigators provide visible leadership within the NIHR. Members also act as a key source of advice to the Department of Health's Chief Scientific Adviser.

Four other leading academics from Nottingham have also received awards, including Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre Director Professor Ian Hall. For more details, go to

Professor Deborah Hall