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Reviewer Application Form

Thank you for your interest in reviewing applications received for the Cancer Innovation Challenge's funding competition for Innovative Data Science Solutions to Improve Cancer Care and Outcomes in Scotland

To ensure that all applications are assessed by a range of relevant expertise, we need to assemble a wide pool of assessors across various backgrounds.

Each application to the funding competition received will be assessed by 5 reviewers, with each of the following perspectives:

  • Clinical
  • Data handling
  • Data science (knowledge of data science techniques and methodology and applications)
  • Business development
  • Citizen

Each reviewer will be reviewing approximately 4 applications each and the entire process is online. The review period will be from 17 November 2017 – 5 January 2018 and full guidance will be given. Each application will take approximately 1-2hrs to review. Each reviewer will need to sign a confidentiality agreement. 

Knowledge/experience required:

- Health professionals with knowledge and expertise in oncology

Data Handling
- People with professional/expert knowledge of NHS data and systems and information governance processes

Data Science
- People with expert knowledge of data science techniques and methodology and applications

Business Development
- People with professional/expert knowledge of commercialising products and/or growing/developing businesses

- People where none of the above apply but may have professional or personal interest in the use of healthcare data in the UK. Committee and/or assessment experience desired

Please complete this short form

Each application will be reviewed by assessors representing five perspectives (as below) so we would be grateful if you could let us know which one you would be able to contribute from. You may be able to provide more than one.
(please upload a file of no bigger than 2Mb in the following formats: .txt, .rtf, .pdf, .doc. .docx)
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.

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