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2018 Speakers

2018 Speakers

Dr Mark Toal

Job Title: Deputy Director for Research Systems
Organisation: Department of Health and Social Care


As Deputy Director for Research Systems at the Department of Health and Social Care, I have responsibility for a number of aspects of NIHR policy and operations and  I am also the sponsor for the Health Research Authority.

My NIHR facing responsibilities include oversight of the NIHR budget, contracting, procurement, Information Systems and communications. I am also responsible for leading our work on evidencing the impact of NIHR research.

Prior to my time in Government, I was a research scientist at the Natural Environment Research Council.

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