REF Project Board

Members and Attending Officers

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) who shall chair the sub-committee

Professor Ian Walmsley

Academic REF lead for Medical Sciences Division

Associate Head (Research)  


Professor Matthew Wood

Academic REF lead for Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

Associate Head (Research) 

Professor Alison Noble

Professor Charlotte Deane

Academic REF lead for Social Sciences Division

Associate Head (Research)  

Professor Roger Goodman

Professor Mark Pollard

Academic REF lead for Humanities Division

Associate Head (Research) 

Professor Karen O’Brien

Professor Daniel Grimley

One of two Conference of Colleges representatives on Research Committee

Professor Maggie Snowling

Research Committee representative


Director of Research Services, senior officer with responsibility for REF

Dr Glenn Swafford

Co-opted members

Professor Helen Small
Professor Patrick Grant
Professor Paul Smith (alt. Professor Simon Hiscock)

Secretary: Dr Glenn Swafford

Attending Officers

Ms Trudy Coe (Equality and Diversity Unit)

Divisional officers: Dr Sam Sneddon (SSD), Dr Andrew Fairweather-Tall (HUM), Leila Whitworth (MSD), Dr Keri Dexter (MPLS)

Special Advisers: Professor Alis Oancea (Department of Education), Ms Anne Harkness/Ms Liz Mitchell (Personnel), Ms Judith Finch (CoC)