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Exploiting New Ways of Working Strategy Advisory Panel

BBSRC has identified Exploiting New Ways of Working (ENWW) as an enabling theme essential to keep the UK at the cutting edge of bioscience (see related links). The ENWW theme covers enabling innovative working practices in an era of rapid technological advancement, the next generation internet and quantitative and computational approaches to bioscience.

The ENWW Strategy Advisory Panel will provide advice to BBSRC on a broad range of topics including:

  • Bioscience technology development (e.g. genomic technologies, and imaging)
  • Data-driven biology
  • Bioinformatics and e-science
  • Synthetic biology
  • Integrative and systems biology


  • Develop and maintain an overview of relevant research, training and knowledge exchange across the BBSRC community
  • Maintain an overview of the research, training and knowledge exchange activities supported by other sponsors, both nationally and internationally
  • Advise BBSRC on the strategic direction of its research, training and knowledge exchange portfolio, in order to maintain the competitiveness of the UK in line with the Strategic Plan


Professor J Dow (Chair) - University of Glasgow
Professor M Bennett - University of Nottingham
Professor T Brown - University of Oxford
Professor T Dafforn - University of Birmingham
Professor C Goble - The University of Manchester
Professor N Hall - Earlham Institute
Professor K Lilley - University of Cambridge
Professor A Millar - The University of Edinburgh
Professor M Peckham - University of Leeds
Dr P Sanseau - GSK
Dr W Spooner - Genomics England.
Professor D Wilkinson - Newcastle University

Meeting dates


  • 19-20 February


  • 24 August
  • 25 April