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Impact Assessment Group

Members of the Impact Assessment Group (IAG), which makes decisions about knowledge exchange and pathways to impact funding schemes.

The Impact Assessment Group (IAG) is overseen by the University's Research Committee. They make funding decisions on its behalf about knowledge exchange and pathways to impact funding schemes at Bath. This currently includes the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).

The IAG meets quarterly, with additional meetings scheduled as required.

Summary notes of the IAG meetings are on the wiki.


    • Chair, Professor Sarah Hainsworth OBE FREng, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research)
    • Deputy Chair, Kirsty Grainger, Acting Director of Research and Innovation Services (RIS)
    • Dr Phil Brown, Head of Technology Transfer, RIS
    • Laura Morcumb, UKRI-EPSRC Senior Portfolio Manager

    Associate Deans for Research

    • Professor Chris Bowen, Faculty of Engineering
    • Professor Jens Roehrich, School of Management (representing Professor Andrew Brown)
    • Professor Emma Carmel, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Professor Tim Rogers, Faculty of Science

    Early Career Researchers

    • Dr Brit Davidson, Lecturer, School of Management
    • Dr Crescent Jicol, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science
    • Dr Sanjay Nagarajan, Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering

    Industry Experts

    • Peter Keevill, Entrepreneur in Residence, West of England Sustainable Technologies Scale Up Programme
    • To be appointed

    In attendance

    • Dr Emma Gibbard, Research Impact Manager
    • Alice Hovanessian, IAG Committee Secretary and IAA Project Coordinator
    • Annabelle Foot, Impact Development and Evaluation Manager