Strategy Group

The Rights Lab Strategy Group meets four times per year to:

  1. Review and advise on the research programme for the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence.
  2. Ensure the size and shape of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence is appropriate to deliver this research programme.
  3. Respond to advice from the External Advisory Board.
  4. Monitor the implementation of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence.
  5. Review the progress and performance (both financial and non-financial) of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence and recommend mitigating actions as necessary.
  6. Approve quarterly and annual progress reports to the University’s Research Programme Governance Board. 


Strategy Group
 John Gathergood - Chair, APVC Faculty of Social Sciences
 Todd Landman - PVC Faculty of Social Sciences, Rights Lab Executive Director
 Zoe Trodd - Rights Lab Director
 Nathalie Walters  - Rights Lab Operations Manager
 Jessica Corner - PVC Research and Knowledge Exchange
 Pip Peakman - Director Research and Innovation
 Lisa Carroll - Commercial Director, Finance and Infrastructure
 Paula Gurteen - Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange, Social Sciences Faculty (CAS), Faculty of Social Sciences
 Sophie Berckhan - Research Strategy Manager
 Duncan Blackeby - Faculty Finance Manager, Social Sciences





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