Editorial positions, Committees, Societies, Refereeing, Examining

Board Membership

  • National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), Board Member (2020 - current).

National Committees

  • National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), Expert Working Group for Impact (2017 - current).
  • National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), Grant Review Panel Member (2016 - 2020).
  • National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), Training Fellowships Panel Member (2016 - 2020).
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), 18ALERT Mid-range Equipment Panel Member (2018 - current)
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Panel A Member (Animal disease, health and welfare) (2017 - current)
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Pool of Experts (2015 - 16)

 

Editorial positions

  • Review Editor for Frontiers in Invertebrate Physiology

 

External examining

  • I have acted as external examiner for PhD and Masters theses at:
  • University of Aberdeen, UK
  • University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • University of Cambridge, UK
  • University of Cologne, Germany
  • University of Southampton, UK

 

Internal committee membership

  • University of Leicester BBSRC strategy group (Chair)
  • Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour HoD Advisory Group
  • Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour Research & Enterprise Committee
  • Zoology and Biological Sciences Teaching Team
  • Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience Teaching Team

 

Other Roles and Responsibilities

  • College Internal Grant Reviewer
  • College Mentor
  • NC3Rs Midlands Symposium 2019 Poster Judge

 

Society membership

 

Refereeing

I have refereed papers for the following journals:

  • Acta Biomaterialia
  • Advances in Insect Physiology
  • Biology Letters
  • BMJ Open Science
  • Canadian Journal of Zoology
  • Cell and Tissue Research
  • Current Biology
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • European Journal of Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Physiology
  • Frontiers in Zoology
  • Journal of Comparative Neurology
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • Journal of Insect Physiology
  • Journal of Morphology
  • Journal of Neurophysiology
  • Journal of Neuroscience
  • Microscopy Research Techniques
  • Nature Scientific Reports
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
  • PLoS Computational Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B (in 2013 I was formally recognised as a 'Top Reviewer' for Proc B. based on 'number of papers reviewed, quality of reviews and speed of reviews')
  • Trends in Neurosciences

 

I have reviewed books for:

  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • Oxford University Press

 

I have assessed book proposals for:

  • Cambridge University Press
  • Oxford University Press

 

I have refereed grant and fellowship proposals for:

  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
  • BBSRC
  • Brazilian National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPQ)
  • Canada Research Chairs Programme (declined)
  • Leverhulme Trust
  • MRC
  • NIH (USA)
  • NSF (USA)
  • The Royal Society
  • Wellcome Trust

 

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