Advisory Panel for Public Engagement

The Advisory Panel for Public Engagement provides advice to the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Executive Board on strategy, policies and programme balance for public engagement with STFC’s science and technology, and provides new ideas for programme development. The work of the panel covers the full STFC public engagement programme, delivered between STFC’s national laboratories and the council’s head office in Swindon.


  • Dr June McCombie, University of Nottingham (chair)
  • Dr Megan Argo, University of Central Lancashire
  • Dr Eleanor Armstrong, Stockholm University
  • Dr Alison Boyle, Science Foundation Ireland
  • Edwin Colyer, Scientia Scripta
  • Dr Carol Davenport, NUSTEM, Northumbria University
  • Dr Jamie Gallagher, independent trainer and consultant
  • Dr Ann Grand, University of the West of England
  • Dr Jen Gupta, University of Portsmouth
  • Shaaron Leverment, UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres
  • Peter Marshman, National Centre for Computing Education
  • Professor Andrew Newsam, Liverpool John Moores University
  • Dr Sarah Roberts, Swansea University
  • Dr Charlotte Thorley, independent engagement consultant

Terms of reference

Read the Advisory Panel for Public Engagement terms of reference.

Last updated: 29 February 2024

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