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The Network Management Team

The project is led by Prof Peter Challenor as Principle Investigator (PI) and Dr Catherine Powell as Co-Investigator (Co-I), with the Project Manager Dr Emma Clarke. This will form the management team for the day to day management of the project.


The Expert Panel

The Management Team will consult with an Expert Panel prior to all significant decisions. The Expert Panel comprises:



The Expert Panel is scheduled to meet with the Management Team regularly, circa once every three months. Together with the Management Team, they will be involved in key decisions including the assessment of M2D feasibility fund applications.


The Advisory Board

In addition to the Expert Panel, The Models to Decisions network will benefit from the input from an Advisory Group comprising:


  • Matt Butchers (Knowledge Transfer Manager)
  • Prof Mark Girolami (Imperial College London)
  • Dr Ron Bates (Rolls-Royce (R-R))
  • Prof Simon Maskell (University of Liverpool)
  • Hetan Shah (The Royal Statistical Society)
  • Prof Tony O’Hagan (University of Sheffield)
  • Dr Veronica Bowman (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory)


Network funders:

TheĀ  Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)



M2D Conference 2018

11 – 14th June 2018, Cambridge.

Call for Abstracts is now CLOSED

Registration is now CLOSED

M2D Funding Applications Deadline

Friday, 31st August 2018

(last chance to submit 3-month embedded research, early career research and workshop applications)

Next Expert Panel Meeting

Friday 14th September 2018

Get in contact

Emma Clarke m2d@exeter.ac.uk
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