University of Cambridge Members on Committees of Funding Agencies – November 2020

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Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

AHRC Council

Dr Ayesha Siddiqi (Geography)

Translating Cultures Theme Advisory Group

Professor Simon Franklin (Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics)

Science in Culture Theme Advisory Group

Professor Chris Howe (Biochemistry)


Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)


Professor Anne Ferguson Smith (interim PVC Research, Genetics)


Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)


Professor Diane Coyle (POLIS)


Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)


Professor Dame Lynn Gladden (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), Executive Chair

Strategic Advisory Network

Professor Matthew Juniper (Engineering)

e-infrastructure SAT

Professor Garth Wells (Engineering)

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) SAT

Professor David Ritchie (Physics)


Medical Research Council (MRC)

MRC Clinical Director

Professor Patrick Chinnery (Clinical Neurosciences)

Strategy Board

Professor Patrick Chinnery (Clinical Neurosciences)

Professor Nick Wareham (MRC Epidemiology Unit)

Population and Systems Medicine Board

Professor Menna Clatworthy (Medicine)

Infections and Immunity Board

Dr Daniela De Angelis (MRC Biostatistics Unit)

Professor Ian Goodfellow (Pathology)

Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board

Professor Berthold Gottgens (CIMR and Haematology)

Neurosciences and Mental Health Board

Professor Pradeep Nathan (Psychiatry)

Non-Clinical Training and Career Development Panel

Professor Matt Lambdon-Ralph, (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit), Chair


Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

NERC Advisory Network

Dr Marie Edmonds (Earth Sciences)

Professor Tom Spencer (Geography)


Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)


Professor Mark Thomson (Physics)

Computing Advisory Committee

Dr Debora Sijacki (Astronomy)

Education, Training and Careers Committee: Fellowship Panel

Professor Anthony Challinor (Astronomy)

Dr Maria Ubiali (DAMTP)

Projects Peer Review Panel

Dr Nicholas Walton (Astronomy)

Dr Melissa Uchida (Physics)


British Heart Foundation (BHF)

Project Grants Committee

Dr Sanjay Sinha (Medicine)

Fellowships Committee

Professor Christi Deaton (Public Health and Primary Care)

Translational Awards Committee

Dr Andrew Grace (Biochemistry)


Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

Science Committee

Professor Gerard Evan (Biochemistry), Chair

Professor Kevin Brindle (Biochemistry)

Clinical Research Committee

Dr James Brenton (CRUK CI)

Professor Charlotte Coles (Oncology)

Professor Richard Gilbertson (Oncology)

Prevention and Population Research Committee

Professor Kay-Tee Khaw (Public Health and Primary Care), Chair

New Investigator Committee

Dr Jason Carroll (CRUK CI), Vice-Chair

Dr Ferdia Gallagher (Radiology)



Our Planet, Our Health Committee 

Dr Tolu Oni (MRC Epidemiology)


The Academy of Medical Sciences 


Professor Ed Bullmore (Psychiatry)

Professor Patrick Maxwell (School of Clinical Medicine)


The British Academy


Professor Simon Goldhill (Classics)

Professor Michael Moriarty (Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics)

Research Awards Committee

Professor Katharine Ellis (Music), Chair

Professor Ulinka Rublack (History)

Research and Higher Education Policy Committee

Professor David Feldman (Law)

Professor Katharine Ellis (Music)

Projects Committee

Professor David Feldman (Law), Chair

Professor Judith Lieu (Divinity)

Public Policy Committee

Dr Helen McCarthy (History)

Professor Rae Langton (Philosophy)

International Engagement Committee

Professor Simon Goldhill (Classics), Chair


Royal Academy of Engineering

Trustee Board

Professor Peter Guthrie (Engineering), Vice President

Professor Stephen Young (Engineering)

International Committee

Professor Judith Driscoll (Materials Science and Metallurgy)

Education and Skills Committee

Professor Richard Prager (Engineering)

MacRobert Award Committee

Professor Sir Richard Friend (Physics), Chair

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Judges

Professor Dame Lynn Gladden (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology)

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Search Group

Professor John Clarkson (Engineering)

Professor Peter Guthrie (Engineering)

Professor Richard Prager (Engineering)


National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme Boards

Professor Michael L Nicholson (Surgery)

Programme Grants for Applied Research Selection Panels

Professor Jonathan Mant (Public Health & Primary Care)

Research for Patient Benefit Programme (East of England Regional Advisory Committee)

Dr Stephen Barclay (Public Health and Primary Care), Chair

Dr Robbie Duschinsky (Public Health and Primary Care)

Dr Juliet Usher-Smith (Public Health and Primary Care)

Dr Wendi Qian (MRC CBU)

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Funding Committee

Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea (Psychiatry)

Dr Charlotte Coles (Oncology)

Policy Research Programme Funding Committee

Professor Stephen Sutton (Public Health and Primary Care)


European Research Council (ERC)

Panel Members

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