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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 Davide Mattia, Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research)
    • Deputy Chair, Caroline Quest, Director of Research and Innovation Services (RIS)
    • Dr Phil Brown, Head of Technology Transfer, RIS
    • Dr Shyeni Paul, EPSRC UKRI Impact Lead

    Associate Deans for Research

    • Professor Julie Barnett, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Professor Chris Bowen, Faculty of Engineering
    • Professor Andrew Brown, School of Management
    • Professor Karen Edler, Faculty of Science

    Early Career Researchers

    • Dr Despina Moschou, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
    • Dr James Stone, Department of Physics

    Industry Experts

    • Alison Sturgess-Durden, Director, Mayden

    In attendance

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