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MRC/NIHR Methodology for Eliciting Expert Opinion

  Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | Funding Deadline

The MRC and NIHR invite applications (through the MRC Methodology Research Programme) to conduct research into methodology for expert opinion elicitation.  Applications are particularly sought on the following:

  • A short project to compare the available expert elicitation protocols and software to identify strengths and weaknesses with the aim of identification of the most important aspects of “good” expert elicitation.
  • Investigation of whether the mode of expert opinion elicitation affects results.
  • Methodology to identify and understand the range of opinions that are being obtained from an elicitation exercise, particularly where they may be conflicting.
  • Methods for synthesis of elicited expert opinion with other strands of evidence, to inform e.g. HTA or diagnostic decision making.

Website: www.mrc.ac.uk/funding/how-we-fund-research/highlight-notices/methodology-for-eliciting-expert-opinion/