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Governance

Governance of The Roslin Institute is performed through a number of key committees and groups that report to the Roslin Science Management Group (SMG).

The SMG is the core strategic decision making body for The Roslin Institute, with its activity reviewed by both the wider University (College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine), as well as advisory boards (both Scientific Advisory Board and Industry Advisory Board). The SMG is responsible for ensuring that key performance indicators of the Institute are delivered.

Science Management Group

Oversees the scientific strategy of The Roslin Institute through management of its research activities.

Operational Management Group

The Operations Committee provides a forum for the exchange of information and the coordination of activities, functions and services to support the operation and administration of the Institute.

Health and Safety Committee

The Health and Safety Committee provides both a formal and informal forum for consulting staff and their representatives about issues or actions that substantially affect the health and safety of employees, students and visitors to the Institute.

Animal Welfare and Ethics Board

The purpose of the Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB) is to oversee, assess, monitor and ensure the well-being, health and ethical use of all experimental and stock animals (farm animals and rodents) in the Institute.

Scientific Advisory Board

Advises Senior Management on the quality, progress and focus of the Institute’s research programmes

Industry Advisory Board

Advises Senior Management on the needs and concerns of industry to advance our knowledge exchange and commercialization objectives