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RA6a: Additional observations, Evidence of esteem

RA6a Evidence of peer esteem: External research funding, now at ~£22.8m (~£451k per research-active staff member) rose by 30% during the year following the Biochemistry/Biological Sciences merger. Brown, Heath, Hotchin, Michell and Trayer have held non-fellowship five-year grants during the review period (Wellcome Trust (3); MRC (3); CRC (2)). All research-active staff have received recognitions of their research distinction and service to the scientific community and the most significant of these are detailed below:

RESEARCH THEME
SB
MM
MCB
PGCB
EBT
Grants £5k-50k [£m (no.)]
0.17(10)
0.27(16)
0.63(29)
0.14(6)
0.95(42)
Grants £50k-250k [£m (no.)]
4.01(31)
8.00(54)
4.39(37)
2.52(16)
3.95(36)
Grants >£250k [£m (no.)]
0.65(2)
1.19(3)
4.40(7)
4.74(4)
0.59(2)
Refereed papers
102
214
221
151
296
Books: authored
2
0
2
2
3
Edited books
0
3
2
3
12
Book chapters
1
24
26
28
24
Editorships (journals)
9
18
10
8
16
Overseas Invited Lectures
28
62
77
32
87
International Mtgs.organised
4
8
4
2
7
Foreign visitors (> 1 month)
6
19
9
10
17
Consultancies
0
9
3
8
7
Patents
0
5
0
0
1

Some notable accomplishments - Smart: was Wellcome Career Develop. Fellow. Brown: Governing Coun., John Innes Ctr; Strategy Bd, BBSRC; Leverhulme Fellow. Macaskie: Colworth Prize Lecturer, Soc. Gen. Microbiol. (‘99). Dove: Roy. Soc. Univ. Res. Fellow. Heath: EMBO Member. Hotchin: MRC Career Establishment Grant. Insall: was Wellcome Career Develop. Fellow; MRC Snr Fellow. Lalioti: Best Young Scientist awards - Am. Soc. Human Genet. (’99), Eur. Soc. Human Gen. (’97) & Genetical Soc. (‘99); the Pfizer Prize (’99); was EMBO Fellow. Kinnunen: Novartis Exelon Prize, best Neuroscience thesis (’98); EMBO Fellow. Machesky: was MRC Career Develop. Award; MRC Snr Fellow. Michell: FRS; EMBO Member; Roy. Soc. Council; Roy. Soc. Res. Prof.; to be Biochem. Soc. Morton Lecturer; Turnbull: MRC Snr Fellow. Franklin-Tong: was BBSRC Adv. Fellow. Luo: QiuShi Outstanding Young Scholar Award, Hong Kong. Taylor: was Canadian Commonwealth Fellow. Blackburn: was Leverhulme Trust Fellow. Wang: President's Medal, Soc. of Exptl. Biol. (‘99); is now Ole Rømer Snr. Fellow (Danish Res. Coun.).

Other recognition includes - Trayer: Wellcome Trust Mol. & Cell Panel, MRC Studentships Cttee, Brit. Coun. Eur. Fellowships Cttee. Wharton: Res. Councils Technol. Futures Gp; EPSRC/BBSRC Multidisciplinary Gp. Busby: Wellcome Trust Mol. & Cell Panel, Fellowships Cttee; BBSRC PRES Initiative Panel; Ext. advisor, Head of Mol. Microbiol., John Innes Ctr. Brown: BBSRC - Genes & Devel. Biol. Cttee (chair), Students & Fellowships Cttee (chair), Bioinformatics Training Rev. (chair), Assessment Panel for Inst. Grassland Envir. Res. (chair); Natl Genomics Coordinating Cttee; FRSC. Cole, Exec. Cttee, Eur. Fedn of Biotech.; EFB, Microbial Physiol. Cttee (chair); Assessment Panels for Swedish and Portuguese Natl Acads of Sci. Lund: Food Ethics Coun. Macaskie: BBSRC - Eng. & Biol. Systems Cttee, delegate on var. o'seas gps. Penn: MAFF Microbial Safety of Foods Panel; BBSRC Biol. of Foodborne Pathogens Cttee. Thomas: MRC Advisory Bd. Turnbull: MRC Advisory Bd. Heath: CRC Sci. Cttee; ISD, VIB, LRF and AICR Sci. Advisory Bds. Electoral Bds UEA, Jyvaskala. Michell: Human Frontiers Fellowships Panel (vice-chair); BBSRC Rev. Group, Hannah Inst.(chair); Babraham Inst. Sci. Advisory Bd.; Lister Inst. Fellowships Cttee; Beit Fellowships Cttee; EMF Biol. Trust; Electoral Bds – Liverpool, Edinburgh, Tampere; RAE Subject Panel (UoA14, vice-chair); Strain: Children's Liver Disease Foundn. Cttee. Caten: Fellow, Inst. Arable Crop Res. Kearsey: BBSRC PAGA Initiative Panel; GAIT Initiative Panel; Bioinformatics Panel; Visiting Gps, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; Biometrics section, Eucarpia. Bale: BBSRC Plant & Microbial Sci. Network Gp. Butler: Visiting Professor - Crozer, French Antarctic, Univs. of Queensland, Adelaide and British Columbia; NERC Visiting Gp, Sea Mammal Res. Unit. Taylor: BBSRC Integrative Physiol. Working Gp., NERC ROPA Awards Cttee. Chipman: NERC Sci. Rev. Panel; FSA Phytoestrogen Working Gp and Projects Review Panel; DOH Cttee on Toxicol; Drinking Water Inspectorate; Medicines Control Agency's Cttee on Safety of Medicines; FRCP. Waring, Evaluator EU FP5. Callow, BBSRC - Fellowships Cttee (chair), Studentships & Fellowships Cttee; JREI Cttee; Selection Panel, HRI Director; Agric. Advisory Cttee, LARS. Leadbeater: Vice-Pres./Pres.-elect, Brit. Phycol. Soc. Pullin: Director, Brit. Butterfly Conservation Soc.


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