The SWBio DTP is governed by the DTP Hub in collaboration with a number of groups across the partnership. The role and memberships of the DTP Hub and these different groups are listed below.
SWBio DTP Hub
Central groups (local DTP representatives are part of these groups):
The SWBio DTP Management Group is chaired by the Director and has representatives from each of the partners. The Management Group is responsible for strategic and operational oversight of the programme.
|Director (Chair)||Prof Leo Brady|
|Bristol||Prof Zafar Bashir|
|Bath||Prof Robert Kelsh|
|Cardiff||Prof Robert Honey|
|Exeter||Dr James Wakefield|
|Rothamsted Research||Dr Laura Cardenas|
The SWBio DTP Implementation Group is made up members from all five SWBio DTP partners and chaired by the Academic Coordinator. The main responsibility of the group is to implement the programme which includes delivering training and cohort building activities.
|Academic Coordinator (Chair)||Prof Mark Viney|
|Bath||Dr Chris Bailey|
|Bristol||Dr James Hodge|
|Cardiff||Prof Helen White-Cooper|
|Exeter||Dr Steve Bates|
|Rothamsted Research||Dr Lianhai Wu|
The SWBio DTP Operational Group is made up members from all five SWBio DTP partners and chaired by the Hub Manager. The main responsibility of the group is to support the management and co-ordination of the programme.
|Hub Manager (Chair)||Dr Samantha Southern|
|Exeter||Elizabeth Noon/Christine Gifford (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Rothamsted Research||Donna Fellowes|
External Advisory Group
The External Advisory Group is chaired by Dr Mike Hann and has both academic and industrial representatives. The External Advisory Group provides reflective input and advice to the Management Group to contribute to the strategic development of the DTP.
|GlaxoSmithKline (Chair)||Dr Mike Hann|
|UCB||Dr Tom Crabbe|
|DLF Seeds UK||Chris Gamble|
|Newcastle University||Prof Robert Edwards|
|University of Oxford||Prof Gail Preston|
Research Theme Champions
The role of the Research Theme Champions are to build cross-institutional cross-year group networks and to create and identify training opportunities around three research themes.
|Research theme||University/Research Organisation|
|Agriculture and the Environment||Dr Dan Bebber||Exeter|
|Animal Behaviour and In Vivo Studies||Dr Nadia Cerminara||Bristol|
|Biomolecular and Biophysical Studies||Dr Chris Pudney||Bath|
PIPS Management Team
The role of the PIPS Management Team is to provide oversight of the Professional Internships for PhD Students scheme.
|PIPS Director||Amanda Harper|
|PIPS Officer||Dawn Hallett|
|Bristol||Prof Mark Viney|
|Cardiff||Prof Rob Honey|
|Exeter||CLES PGR Support Team|