Governance

N8 CIR has several governance structures which ensure representation and input from all N8 universities.

Project Directors Group

The N8 CIR management team meet on a fortnightly basis.

  • Prof Matt Probert, N8 CIR Director, University of York
  • Prof Stewart Clark, N8 CIR Deputy Director, Durham University
  • Dr Alan Real, N8 CIR Technical Director, Durham University
  • Dr Simon Hood, N8 CIR Associate Technical Director, University of Manchester
  • Dr Gillian Sinclair, N8 CIR Service Development Manager, University of Manchester
  • Dr Kirsty Pringle, N8 CIR RSE Theme Lead, University of Leeds

Steering Group

The Steering Group is comprised of senior representatives from all N8 universities. The group meets on a quarterly basis to discuss strategic issues.

  • Prof Stewart Clark, N8 CIR Deputy Director, Durham University
  • Prof Roger Jones, Professor of Physics, Lancaster University
  • Dr Christopher Jewell, Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology, Lancaster University
  • Mark Conmy, Head of Service Management, University of Leeds
  • John Cartwright, Director of Computing Services, University of Liverpool
  • Dr Paola Carbone, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester
  • Dr Paul Bushby, Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Newcastle University
  • Prof John Harding, Professor of Materials Simulation, University of Sheffield
  • Prof Matt Probert, N8 CIR Director, University of York
  • Dr Alan Real, N8 CIR Technical Director, Durham University
  • Dr Simon Hood, N8 CIR Associate Technical Director, University of Manchester
  • Dr Gillian Sinclair, N8 CIR Service Development Manager, University of Manchester

Technical Management Group

The Technical Management Group consists of senior Research IT technical staff from all N8 universities. The group meets on a quarterly basis.

  • Alan Real, N8 CIR Technical Director, Durham University
  • Simon Hood, N8 CIR Assistant Technical Director, University of Manchester
  • Gillian Sinclair, N8 CIR Programme Manager, University of Manchester
  • Kirsty Pringle, N8 CIR Theme Lead, University of Leeds
  • Henk Slim, Durham University
  • Mike Pacey, Lancaster University
  • Mark Dixon, University of Leeds
  • Cliff Addison, University of Liverpool
  • Graham Collins, Newcastle University
  • Michael K Griffiths, University of Sheffield
  • Andrew Smith, University of York

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