International advisory group

The international advisory group comprised international experts in different aspects of research assessment from research production to research users.

The group provided advice to the Future Research Assessment Programme board, focussing on the general principles of research assessment and developing specific recommendations relevant to the future nature of the Research Excellence Framework.

Board members

  • Chaired by: Sir Peter Gluckman, president, International Science Council, New Zealand
  • Dr Lidia Borrell-Damián, secretary general, Science Europe
  • Dr Chonnettia Jones, vice president - research, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Professor Erika Kraemer-Mbula, professor of economics and chairholder, DST/NRF/Newton Fund Trilateral Chair of Transformative Innovation, the 4th Industrial Revolution and Sustainable Development, College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg
  • Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, Erasmus Smith’s Professor of modern history (1762), Trinity College Dublin and chair of the Irish Research Council
  • Dr David Phipps, assistant vice president research strategy and impact, York University; and director of Research Impact Canada
  • Dr Kirsty Salmon, vice president advanced bio and physical sciences for low carbon energy, BP
  • Judi Zielke, chief executive officer, Australian Research Council

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