Martin Williams

Director, NIHR Research Design Service East Midlands
University of Leicester NIHR Lead
Deputy Chair of National Research Design Service Strategy Group

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Department of Health Sciences
University of Leicester
George Davies Centre
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 116 252 5419
Email: mjw48@le.ac.uk

 

MEMBERSHIP OF GROUPS AND COMMITTEES

  • University of Leicester, NIHR Funder Working Group (Chair)
  • National NIHR Research Design Service Strategy Group (Deputy Chair)
  • NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East Midlands Scientific Committee (member)
  • East Midlands Research and Development Leads Group (member)
  • East Midlands Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic Health Steering Committee (member)
  • Leicester Clinical Trials Unit Steering Committee (member)
  • Derby Clinical Trials Support Unit Strategic Advisory Group (member)
  • University of Leicester “Tiger Team” on Ethnicity, Aging and Dementia (member)
  • University Hospitals of Leicester NIHR Integrated Operations Group (member)
  • University of Leicester Real World Evidence Unit Steering Group (member)
  • University of Leicester REF2021 Working Group (member)
  • University of Leicester, College of Life Sciences Research Committee (member)
  • Department of Health Sciences Athena Swan Committee (sub-group Chair)

 

RESEARCH AWARDS

NIHR Research Design Service East Midlands
Grantholders: M Williams (PI), S Armstrong, K Abrams, A, Avery, N Brunskill, L Duley, T Grieve, K Khunti, G Martin, M Orrell, S Ryder, N Siriwardena
Funding body: National Institute for Health Research
Value:  £5,137,500
Duration:         October 2018 – September 2023

NIHR Research Design Service East Midlands
Grantholders: M Williams (PI), S Armstrong, A Wilson, A, Avery, J Campbell, N Siriwardena, T Grieve, R Baker, M Dixon-Woods, D Whynes, W Toff, L Duley
Funding body: National Institute for Health Research
Value:  £3,596,250
Duration: April 2015 – October 2018

NIHR Research Design Service East Midlands
Grantholders:  H Fortnum, M Williams (Co-PI), A Avery, A Wilson, R Baker, S Armstrong, J Campbell, T Grieve, N Sirowardena
Funding body: National Institute for Health Research
Value:  £5,137,500
Duration:         April 2010 – March 2015

National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI) Cancer Evaluation
Grantholders:  S Gunther, M Williams, S Rogers, S Ellerby, M Hugh, E Macdonald, W O'LearyFunding body: East Midlands Cancer Network, NHS Leicester City, NHS Northamptonshire, NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland
Value:  £120,000
Duration:         2012-2013

Development of Advanced Care Practitioners in Emergency Services
Grantholders:    L Hackshall, H Fawdon, S Crouch, M Ingham, N Spencer, J Banerjee, M Williams, C Morris
Funding body:   East Midlands Health Innovation and Education Cluster
Value:   £22,550
Duration: 20011-2012

PUBLICATIONS

  • Baker R, Robertson N, Rogers S, Davies M, Brunskill N, Khunti K, Steiner M, Williams M and Sinfield P. (2009) The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) for Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland (LNR): a programme protocol. Implementation Science, 4:72 doi:10.1186/1748-5908-4-72
  • Tyrer F, Williams M, Feathers L, Faull C, Baker I. (2009) Factors that influence decisions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation: the views of doctors and medical students. Postgraduate Medical Journal, Nov 85 (1009) 564-8.
  • Feathers L, Faull C, Tyrer F, Williams M, Baker I. (2009) Resuscitation decisions among hospital physicians and intensivists. Response to Brims et al. (Clinical Medicine; 9:16-20). Clinical Medicine 9:298
  • Cooke J, Nancarrow S, Dyas J, Williams, M. (2008) An evaluation of the Designated Research Team approach to building research capacity in primary care. BMC Family Practice, 9(37).
  • Hutton, A & Williams, M. (2005) Supporting Young Carers: A Practice Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals in Children’s and Adult Services. Barnardo’s UK.
  • Long, CG, Williams, MJ, Midgley M, Hollin CR (2000) Within-program factors as predictors of drinking outcome following cognitive-behavioral treatment. Addictive Behaviours, 25(4), 573-578.
  • Saks, M., Williams, M. and Hancock, B. (eds) (2000) Developing Research in Primary Care. Radcliffe Medical Press: Oxford.
  • Wilson, A., Williams, M. and Hancock, B. (eds) (2000) Research Approaches in Primary Care. Radcliffe Medical Press: Oxford.
  • Mathers, N., Williams, M. and Hancock, B. (eds) (2000) Statistical Analysis in Primary Care. Radcliffe Medical Press: Oxford.
  • Long CG, Williams MJ, Midgley M, Hollin CR (2000) Within-programme factors as predictors of drinking outcome following cognitive-behavioural treatment. Addictive Behaviours, 25(4), 573-578.
  • Long, CG, Hollin CR and Williams MJ (1998) Self-efficacy, outcome expectations and fantasies as predictors of alcoholics' post-treatment drinking. Substance Use and Misuse, 33(12), 2383-2402.
  • Long, CG, Williams, MJ, Hollin CR (1998) Treating alcohol problems: a study of programme effectiveness and cost effectiveness according to length and delivery of treatment. Addiction 93(4), 561-571.
  • Long CG, Williams M and Hollin CR (1998) Alcoholism treatment: In-take variables as outcome predictors. Addiction Researcher, 6, 295–305.
  • Coleman, T, Williams, M, Wilson, A (1996) Sampling for qualitative research using quantitative methods, 1: Measuring GPs attitudes towards discussing smoking with patients. Family Practice, 13, 526-530.
  • Wells-Parker, E., Bangert-Drowns, R., McMillen, R. & Williams, M. (1995) Final results from a meta-analysis of remedial interventions with drink/drive offenders, Addiction, 90(7), 907-926.
  • Long, CG, Williams, MJ, Hollin CR (1995) Staff perceptions of organisational change of treatment delivery on an addiction unit. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 21, 759-765.

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