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Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed has been appointed to the Medical Research Council (MRC) and as a sub-panel member for REF2021.
University of Liverpool representation on Research Councils and REF panels has seen a significant boost with the publication of membership over the last few days.
Recent announcements include Professor Matt Rosseinsky’s reappointment to the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Professor Dame Janet Beer’s appointment to the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Professor Tom Solomon’s appointment to the Medical Research Council (MRC) Infection and Immunity Board, Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed’s appointment to the MRC as Director of the Centre for Drug Safety Science and Wolfson Centre for Personalised Medicine and Professor Nandini Das’ appointment to Research England.
Professor Anthony Hollander, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Impact, said: “Together with good representation on Research Excellence Framework 2021 Main Panels and Sub-Panels, these recent appointments reflect the growing confidence and success in our research community. We now have 18 academics involved in all levels of REF and 10 of these are women, showing our success in encouraging diversity and equality.
“Our interdisciplinary research, unique model for collaborations and cutting edge facilities, enable our research community to create global solutions aiming to improve health, create wealth and ensure social justice.”
On Friday, the criteria phase and assessment phase panel members were announced. 14 University of Liverpool academics have been appointed across these panels. This is in addition to the three University of Liverpool panel and sub-panel chairs, announced last year.
The criteria phase of the REF will take place in 2018, and will involve the development of the detailed guidance and criteria for REF 2021. The assessment phase of the REF will commence in late 2020 and continue throughout 2021, and will involve the full assessment of submissions made by institutions.
A full list of University of Liverpool panellists and chairs can be found below.
For further information about Ref 2021 and the expert panels please visit: http://www.ref.ac.uk/about/rolepan/
Main Panel A
Member: Professor Peter Clegg
Sub-panel 1: Clinical Medicine
Professor Munir Pirmohamed
Sub-panel 6: Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science
Chair: Professor Peter Clegg
Member: Dr Gina Pinchbeck
Sub-panel 7: Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences
Member: Professor Ric Williams
Sub-panel 11: Computer Science and Informatics
Secretariat: Ms Danielle Murtagh
Sub-panel 14: Geography and Environmental Studies
Member: Professor Georgina Endfield
Sub-panel 18: Law
Main Panel D
Chair: Professor Dinah Birch
Sub-panel 26: Modern Language and Linguistics
Chair: Professor Charles Forsdick
Sub-panel 29: Classics
Sub-panel 2: Public Health, Health Services and Primary care
Professor Paula Williamson
Sub-panel 3: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy
Professor Sue Higham
Sub-panel 5: Biological Sciences
Professor Sonia Rocha
Sub-panel 8: Chemistry
Professor Andy Cooper
Professor Katie Atkinson
Sub-panel 17: Business and Management Studies
Professor Julia Balogun
Professor Michael Dougan
Sub-panel 19: Politics and International Studies
Professor Jonathan Tonge
Sub-panel 27: English Language and Literature
Professor Deryn Rees-Jones
Professor Lin Foxhall
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