Advanced Life Sciences Research Technology initiative

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Please see awarded grants (XLSX 32KB) for funding details and the rank order (XLSX 23KB) of this call.


To purchase items of advanced research equipment and the development of capability in its creative use, which is a key component in maintaining the competitiveness of the UK research base.

Key aims

In accordance with the Wakeham recommendations, which require:

Panel members (meeting held 2-3 October 2013)

Professor Chris Pollock (Chair) - Independent
Professor Nick Hartell (Deputy Chair) - University of Leicester
Dr Stephanie Allen - University of Nottingham
Professor Alison Ashcroft - University of Leeds
Professor Mike Bevan - John Innes Centre
Professor Julian Burke - Leica Microsystems
Dr Jon Cooper - University of Glasgow
Dr Mike Csukai - Syngenta
Professor Keith Edwards - University of Bristol
Dr Pippa Hawes - The Pirbright Institute
Dr Gwen Le Gall - Institute of Food Research
Professor Kathryn Lilley - University of Cambridge
Professor Cait MacPhee - University of Edinburgh
Dr Marisa Martin-Fernandez - STFC-RAL
Professor Richard Pickersgill - Queen Mary University of London
Professor Stefan Pryzborski - Durham University
Dr Liz Reynolds - General Bioinformatics Ltd
Dr Pavel Tomancak - MPI-CBG
Professor Fiona Tomley - Royal Veterinary College
Dr Eimer Tuite - Newcastle University
Professor Mick Tuite - University of Kent
Professor Bonnie Wallace - Birkbeck College