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Academic Council

The Schmidt Science Fellows Academic Council is responsible for scientific and career mentoring of our Fellows.

The Council may also provide strategic advice to the program team and the Program Joint Committee, drawing on the members’ extensive experience. Council members also work with the program to deliver bespoke training for the Fellows on areas of particular expertise including grant writing, teaching, and managing interdisciplinary teams.

The Chair of the Academic Council is Prof Sir Keith Burnett FRS CBE.




Academic Council Members