University of Bath

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 are available.


    • Chair, Professor Jonathan Knight, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research
    • Dr Alison Evans, Interim Director of Research and Innovation Services (RIS)
    • Helen Jones, Head of Research Grant Development (Industrial Strategy)
    • EPSRC Impact Manager, Claire Cox

    Associate Deans for Research

    • Professor Ammon Salter (acting on behalf of Professor Andrew Brown), School of Management
    • Professor Chick Wilson, Faculty of Science
    • Professor Davide Mattia, Faculty of Engineering
    • Dr Ian Walker, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Early Career Researchers

    • Dr Ruth Webster, Chemistry (Covering Dr Rachel Arnold, Department for Health, until March 2019)
    • Dr Giorgia Giardina, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

    Industry Experts

    • Dr Lee Thornton, IPC Group plc
    • Roger Whorrod, Investx

    In attendance

    • Dr Steven Boakes, Industrial Partnerships Manager
    • Dr Emma Gibbard, Research Impact Manager