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Committee and contacts

Committee Membership 2018-19
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
Dr David Arnott (Chair) WBS
Dr Jonathan Cave Economics j dot a dot k dot cave at warwick dot ac dot uk

Dr Sarah Richardson

Dr Ian Tuersley
ian dot tuersley at warwick dot ac dot uk

Leo Palma Carranza

Students' Union
The Committee also includes four external members who have connections to the founders of the Lord Rootes Memorial Fund:

Mr Richard Avery
Mr Scott Glover
Mr Kevin Kiernan
Mr 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 2018-19
  • Thursday 15 November 2018 - Committee meeting
  • Friday 30 November 2018 - 2017/18 Project Report submission deadline
  • Monday 21 January 2019 - Application submission deadline (23:59)
  • Wednesday 30 January 2019 - Committee meeting to consider applications and project reports from the previous year
  • Wednesday 13 February 2019 - Applicant interviews
  • Wednesday 27 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.