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Professor Judith Squires appointed to ESRC Council

Professor Judith Squires

Press release issued: 4 September 2014

Greg Clark, the Minister for Universities and Science, has appointed Professor Judith Squires as a new council member to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Professor Squires is ProVice-Chancellor for Education and Students at the University of Bristol where she leads on teaching and learning and champions the University’s Engaged University Strategy to foster knowledge exchange activities and user engagement across the broad portfolio of its activities.

Judith is a scholar of Politics and International Relations and previously held the post of Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Bristol. She has a strong connection to the ESRC having held previous positions as Director of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre and as member of the Training and Skills Committee, Impact Network and Peer Review College. She is a member of the REF Sub-panel 21, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).

Professor Judith Squires has been appointed to Council for four years from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2018.

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