NEIF reviewer group

The Reviewer Group comprises independent researchers with expertise covering a broad extent of NERC science remit who review applications and are directly involved in the project approval process. The reviewers are appointed by NERC to sit on one of three panels based on their specialisms.

Panel A — Radiocarbon

  • Dr Laura Basell (Co-chair; University of Leicester)
  • Prof Sarah Metcalfe (Co-chair; University of Nottingham)

Archaeology committee members:

  • Dr Selina Brace (Natural History Museum)
  • Prof Jane Downes (University of Highlands and Islands)
  • Dr Joanna Dunster (AHRC)
  • Dr Linda Fibiger (University of Edinburgh)
  • Prof Stephen Rippon (University of Exeter)
  • Prof Fraser Sturt (University of Southampton)

Environment committee members

  • Prof Sarah Davies (Aberystwyth University)
  • Prof Vince Gauci (University of Birmingham)
  • Prof Bob Hilton (University of Oxford)
  • Prof Daren Gooddy (British Geological Survey)
  • Dr Helen Mackay (Durham University)
  • Prof Graeme Swindles (Queen's University Belfast)
  • Prof David Thornalley (University College London)


  • Dr Philippa Ascough (SUERC)
  • Ms Diane Baker (University of Oxford)
  • Dr David Chivall (University of Oxford)
  • Dr Adele Gardner (British Geological Survey)
  • Ms Natalie Graham (Secretary; SUERC)
  • Dr Angela Lamb (British Geological Survey)
  • Prof Daren Mark (SUERC)
  • Dr Rachel Wood (University of Oxford)

Panel B — Life sciences

  • Dr Rachel Jeffreys (Chair; University of Liverpool)
  • Prof Davey Jones (Bangor University)
  • Dr Sabine Lengger (Silicon Austria Labs GmbH)
  • Dr Daniel Mayor (University of Exeter)
  • Dr Lorna Streeet (University of Edinburgh)
  • Dr Amy Styring (University of Oxford)
  • Dr Stephen Votier (Heriot Watt University)


  • Dr Ian Bull (University of Bristol)
  • Dr Adele Gardner (British Geological Survey)
  • Dr Angela Lamb (British Geological Survey)
  • Dr Rona McGill (Secretary; SUERC)
  • Dr Jason Newton (SUERC)
  • Dr Gl√≥ria dos Santos Pereira (UKCEH)
  • Dr Darren Sleep (UKCEH)

Panel C — Geology & environment

  • Prof Clare Warren (Chair; Open University)
  • Dr Pallavi Anand (Open University)
  • Dr Martin Blackwell (Rothamsted Research)
  • Dr David Chew (University of Dublin)
  • Dr Leon Clarke (Manchester Metropolitan University)
  • Prof Mick Frogley (University of Sussex)
  • Dr Hannah Hughes (University of Exeter)
  • Prof Peter Langdon (University of Southampton)
  • Dr Shasta Marrero (Cardiff University)
  • Prof Janet Montgomery (Durham University)
  • Prof Simon Mudd (University of Edinburgh)


  • Dr Dan Barfod (SUERC)
  • Dr Dan Condon (British Geological Survey)
  • Dr Derek Fabel (SUERC)
  • Dr Adele Gardner (British Geological Survey)
  • Dr Laura Hepburn (SUERC)
  • Prof Melanie Leng (British Geological Survey)
  • Dr Diana Sahy (Secretary; British Geological Survey)