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Faculty Education Committee (Science) (Disestablished)

At their meetings in June and July 2018, the University's Senate and Council approved the merger of the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medicine to create a new Faculty of Science Engineering and Medicine with effect from the start of the 2018/2019 academic year. This page remains live to provide an archive.

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Membership 2017/18

Chair (Nominee of the Chair of the Board of the Faculty)

Dr Dave Britnell (Engineering)

Deputy Chair

Professor Martin Wills (Chemistry)

Representatives from each department of the Faculty

Dr Claudia Blindauer (Chemistry)
Dr Russ Kitson (Chemistry)


Dr Adam Chester (Computer Science)

Dr Matthew Leeke (Computer Science)

Professor Gill Cooke (Engineering)

Dr Georgia Kremmyda (Engineering)


Dr Stuart Allen (School of Life Sciences)

Dr Miriam Gifford (School of Life Sciences)

Dr Philip Young (School of Life Sciences)


Professor Gavin Brown (Mathematics)

Dr Dmitriy Rumynin (Mathematics)

Dr Dave Wood (Mathematics)

Dr Nick d’Ambrumenil (Physics)

Dr Michael Pounds (Physics)

Professor Matthew Turner (Physics)


Dr Adrian von Muhlenen (Psychology)

Professor James Tresilian (Psychology)

Dr Elke Thonnes (Statistics)

Dr Jon Warren (Statistics)


Professor Robin Clark (WMG)

Professor Kevin Neailey (WMG)

Two undergraduate student members:

Representative of Engineering and Experimental Sciences
Representative of Physics and Formal Sciences

Hannah Koestler
Beth Kynman

One postgraduate taught student from the Faculty

Awati Mohammed

One postgraduate research student from the Faculty

Alex Baker

One representative from each of the other Faculties

Dr Rebecca Stone (Arts)

TBC (Medicine)

Dr Jennifer Smith (Social Sciences)

Faculty Senior Tutor

Dr Helen Toner

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Terms of Reference

(a) To consider Faculty-level implementation of the University Education Strategy

(b) To work with the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Chairs of the Boards of the Faculties, Academic Directors and others to develop Faculty-level approaches to key themes such as Employability, Assessment, Joint Degrees, Feedback and other strategic and topical Education matters

(c) To develop and share best practice, enabling all departments to learn from the experience of the best across a range of areas of practice

(d) To make recommendations to the Board of the Faculty in relation to the development of Education policy and practice

(e) To consider departmental progress towards enhancing the student experience, including as recognised in sector metrics

(f) To contribute to ensuring that Faculty-level education provision remains cutting edge and attractive in a competitive marketplace

(g) To advise and report to the Board of the Faculty on all matters relating to the organisation of teaching including curricula, assessment, examinations and wider student experience

(h) To consider and approve, on behalf of the Board, changes to undergraduate modules in the Faculty, pending the availability of Phase 2 of the SITS workflow

(i) To consider periodic reports from Faculty Education Chairs (appointed to represent the Faculty on examination PRPs and appeals committees Investigating Committees; Continuation of Registration Committees and to approve requests from students for unusual options/variations to curricula/variations to methods of assessment and reports from examiners on research theses) on issues arising for broader education strategy

(j) To discharge the above responsibilities across all levels of study

Reporting Structure

The Faculty Education Committee (Science) reports to the Board of the Faculty of Science.

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.


Secretary: Louise Hasler, Assistant Registrar (Teaching and Learning)
(SFEC at warwick dot ac dot uk) or ext: 50295

Assistant Secretary to SFEC: Amy Collins, Academic Quality Officer (WMG) (ext. 73279)
Assistant Secretary to First Year Board of Examiners: Joanne Holmes, Management Accountant (WBS) (ext. 50031)

Papers for consideration by the Faculty Education Committee should be submitted to the Secretary at SFEC at warwick dot ac dot uk no later than no later than two weeks prior to the meeting at which they are to be considered.


Dates of meetings of the Faculty Education Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.