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Committee and contacts

Committee Membership 2019-20
For advice on any aspect of the Fund, including project ideas, applications, budgets etc, you can contact the Secretary to the Lord Rootes Memorial Fund Committee or any internal member of the Committee:
Name Department Contact details
David Plumb (Chair) Innovation Group david dot plumb at warwick dot ac dot uk
Dr Jonathan Cave Economics j dot a dot k dot cave at warwick dot ac dot uk

Professor Sarah Richardson

History sarah dot richardson at warwick dot ac dot uk
Dr Ian Tuersley WMG ian dot tuersley at warwick dot ac dot uk

Dr Stuart Allen

Life Sciences S dot Allen dot 4 at warwick dot ac dot uk


Student Experience Representative TBC


Students' Union TBC
The Committee also includes four external members who have connections to the founders of the Lord Rootes Memorial Fund:
  • Richard Avery
  • Scott Glover
  • Kevin Kiernan
  • Michael Webb
Committee Terms of Reference

The Committee reports to the Trustees of the University of Warwick Foundation. The Committee's terms of reference are:

  • to consider applications and grant awards in support of the Purposes of the LRMF;
  • to promote and encourage applications to the LRMF and draft notices for awards;
  • to draft regulations governing eligibility for awards, the application process and the conditions upon which awards are granted.
Key Dates 2019-20
  • Wednesday 27 November 2019 - Committee meeting
  • Friday 29 November 2019 - 2018/19 Project Report submission deadline
  • Sunday 2 February 2020 - Application submission deadline (midday)
  • TBC 2020 - Committee meeting to consider applications and project reports from the previous year
  • Wednesday 19 February 2019 - Applicant interviews
  • Wednesday 26 February 2019 - Committee meeting to consider recommendations of interview paneland annual celebration – full times and details TBC

Minutes of Committee meetings routinely refer to individual named students and are therefore not published online. Requests for copies of minutes will be considered by the Chair and Secretary.