IntroductionDr Catherine Lyall to take up new post from July
The ESRC Genomics Forum is delighted to announce the appointment of as its Deputy Director, who will assume her new post from the start July 2012. Dr Lyall will move to the Forum from , where she was Deputy Director.
Dr Lyall is an experienced science policy researcher and evaluator of knowledge exchange and interdisciplinary research activities, who has worked with Innogen since 2002. In addition, she is also currently Associate Dean (Research Careers) for the College of Humanities and Social Science, at the University of Edinburgh, and will therefore take up her role with the Forum on a part-time basis to enable her to continue in this role.
Catherine succeeds as Deputy Director, as a consequence of Dr Sturdy becoming Head of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
Speaking at the news of Dr Lyall’s appointment, – Director of the Genomics Forum – said:
“Catherine is an excellent choice as the Forum’s new Deputy Director, and I am delighted to welcome her to the team. She brings with her extraordinarily relevant expertise, and her considerable experience within the Genomics Network will help integrate social research on the life sciences in a way that offers the Forum considerable continuity of support.”