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Research Committee E

Responsible for the award of fellowships and other personal awards

The Committee will:

  • undertake the peer review of Fellowships and other personal awards, and applications for other people movement schemes according to BBSRC processes and best practice, and to provide recommendations for awards to BBSRC Executive
  • provide mentoring, support and regular feedback to fellows through face-to-face visits and meetings, through the annual appraisal system and attendance at fellows' induction seminars and the biennial fellows conference organised by BBSRC
  • provide input to BBSRC and its Strategy Advisory Panels and sub-groups on the recommendations it makes on the award of fellowships and other personal awards

Committee E will also be represented on:

  • Research Advisory Panel through the Chair of the Committee
  • Portfolio Monitoring Group, reporting to Bioscience Skills and Careers Strategy Advisory Panel
  • Cross-Council Fellowships Panels
  • Training Grant Assessment Panels

It meets twice a year:

  • March – Fellowship annual appraisals (from 2017 this meeting will be in May)
  • October – Fellowship schemes interview shortlisting

Additionally fellowship interviews involving members take place twice a year:

  • November – Future Leader Fellowships interviews
  • December – David Phillips Fellowships interviews

Members

We aim to have 16 members (including the Chair):

Richard Bardgett (Chair) – The University of Manchester
Wendy Nicholson (Deputy Chair) – The University of Edinburgh
Alexandra Brand – University of Aberdeen
Steve Busby – University of Birmingham
Shireen Davies – University of Glasgow
Ian Eggleston – University of Bath
Susan Healy – University of St Andrews
David Jones – University College London
Linda King – Oxford Brookes University
Erika Mancini – University of Sussex
Steve Oliver – University of Cambridge
Helen Osborn – University of Reading
Alan Raybould – Syngenta
Nick Roberts – University of Bristol
Greg Tucker – The University of Nottingham
(One vacancy to be filled)

Meeting dates

2016

  • 22-23 March
  • 5-6 May (David Phillips Fellowship interviews – last time under former timetable)
  • 13-14 October
  • 15-16 November (Future Leader Fellowship interviews)
  • 8-9 December (David Phillips Fellowship interviews)

2015

  • 23 March
  • 30 April-1 May (fellowship interviews)
  • 15-16 October
  • 12-13 November (fellowship interviews)
  • 15 December

2014

  • 21 March
  • 1-2 May (fellowship interviews)
  • 14-16 October
  • 11-12 November (fellowship interviews)
  • 17 December

2013

  • 22 March
  • 10-11 October
  • 6 December