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Appointments Board

Reports to Council and meets at least annually.

Is responsible for:

  • Open and transparent selection processes for the appointment of members to BBSRC Strategy Panels and Research Committees
  • Making appointments on the basis of quality and suitability to carry out in full the responsibilities of the Panel or Committee to which the appointments are being made with due regard to the balance of expertise
  • Appropriate representation of 'user community' on each Panel and Committee taking into account the needs and interests of those Panels and Committees
  • Achieving a balance of members in terms of location at both institutional and regional levels on each Panel or Committee
  • Giving due consideration to diversity issues


Professor C Goble (Chair)
Professor D Richardson (Deputy Chair)
Professor B Hirst
Professor R Hubbard
Dr F Marston
Professor A Osbourn
Professor C Rawlings
Professor A Willis

Meeting dates


2 March

1 September


5 March

2 September


9 April

10 September