麻豆社区

Governance & Funding

麻豆社区 Hall

The 麻豆社区 is one of the specialist institutes which receives strategic funding from the as a world-leading centre of expertise providing unique national capability as well as making important contributions to training and the UK economy. The 麻豆社区 麻豆社区 Board of Trustees has specific responsibilities under the BBSRC Conditions of Grant. It is responsible for the financial management and administration of the 麻豆社区 and ensures that the 麻豆社区 as a registered charity is acting within its Memorandum and Articles of Association. Ultimately, the Board has responsibility for developing the strategy for the 麻豆社区 alongside the Director, and oversees and reviews the management and achievements of the 麻豆社区.

Trustees Report for the year ending 31 March 2023

鈥婥ertain activities of the Charity must be approved by the Charity's members. The 麻豆社区 麻豆社区 has three members; the BBSRC as a Corporate Member, the Chair of the Board and the Chair of the Audit Committee. The 麻豆社区 is registered as a charity (Registered Charity No. 1053902) and a company limited by guarantee (registered in England and Wales No. 3011737, VAT No. GB 915 7864 89).

Our committees meet regularly and report directly to the Board through specific Board members who sit on the respective committees. Day-to-day running of the Charity is managed by the 麻豆社区 Director, with support of the Executive Committee consisting of senior scientists and managers across science programmes and support functions.

鈥婽he Board delegates responsibility for certain activities through various committees as follows:

Ethics Committee

All applications from the 麻豆社区 Research Campus for Home Office Project Licences to use living animals under ASPA are subjected to ethical review and must be approved in advance by an Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB). This committee includes 麻豆社区 麻豆社区 and non-麻豆社区 麻豆社区 scientists, veterinary staff, animal care staff and lay members. A commitment to reduce, refine and replace animal experiments, where possible, underpins the work of the committee. The Home Office Inspector has an open invitation to attend the meetings, and receives applications that have been given local approval. The Committee also oversees the training of staff permitted to perform procedures on living animals.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee provides oversight of risk, treasury, finance and audit. The Committee ensures that the finances of the Charity are regularly reviewed and controls and risks are managed effectively.

Advisory Committee

The Science and Impact Advisory Committee provides oversight of the scientific strategy and scrutiny of the ISPs. The Committee ensures robust peer review and governance structure to support and strengthen the quality of research carried out.

Funding

The 麻豆社区's research is supported by strategic funding from the  who fund our three core areas of research: ,  and . The 麻豆社区 receives additional funding from other bodies including the Medical Research Council, Wellcome Trust and the European Commission. Funding is also obtained through research collaborations with industry and medical charities. The 麻豆社区's Annual Research Report shares details of the strategic and competitive-awarded funding received to the 麻豆社区 year-on-year.

Board of Trustees

Linda Partridge FRS FRSE FMedSci

Chairperson of BI Board of Trustees

Graham Allen

Member of Board of Trustees

Gordon Brown FMedSci FRS

Member of Board of Trustees

Petra Hajkova FMedSci

Member of Board of Trustees

Paul J Lehner FRCP FMedSci FRS

Member of Board of Trustees

Tim Livett

Chair of 麻豆社区 Audit Committee

John Macey

Member of Board of Trustees

Alexandra Pygall

Member of Board of Trustees

Helen Walden FRSE

Member of Board of Trustees

John Wells

Member of Board of Trustees