Inspiring Science Fund Committee

This is a joint committee of UK Research and Innovation and Wellcome Trust that considers applications for the Inspiring Science Fund.


Dr Nick Merriman (Chair)


Horniman Museum

Dr Simon Chaplin

Director of Culture & Society

Wellcome Trust

Dr Jenni Chambers

Head of Public Engagement with Research

UK Research and Innovation

Ian Duffy

Head of UK Communications and Community Development

BP plc

Doreen Foster

Deputy Director

Black Cultural Archives

Imran Khan

Head of Public Engagement

Wellcome Trust

Dr Philippa Lang

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

UK Research and Innovation

Alexis Mannion

Public Engagement Development Manager

Wellcome Trust

Stella Neophytou

Commercial Finance Manager

Wellcome Trust

Greer Roberts

Funding and Activities Lead

Wellcome Trust

Tim Slingsby

Director of Skills & Education

Lloyd's Register Foundation


Matt James

Grants Adviser

Wellcome Trust


We expect members to comply with our Conflict of Interest Policy [PDF 137KB].