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Cabot Director to sit on NERC Science and Innovation Strategy Board

8 January 2013

Cabot Institute Director and Professor of Hydrology, Paul Bates, has been invited to sit on the NERC Science and Innovation Strategy Board.

Paul Bates

Professor Paul Bates

Cabot Institute Director and Professor of Hydrology, Paul Bates, has been invited to sit on the NERC Science and Innovation Strategy Board.

SISB is the key source of advice to NERC's Council on science and innovation matters. It is responsible for developing NERC's integrated science strategy, advising on the strategic priority of funding new programmes and initiatives.

Out of the 20 person committee, three are from Bristol (Mike Kendall, Martin Siegert and Paul Bates) making us the most well represented Institution in the UK.