EPSRC Deputy Executive Chair
Professor Charlotte Deane (1993, Chemistry) has been appointed the Deputy Executive Chair of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). She is currently Professor of Structural Bioinformatics and former Head of Department in the Department of Statistics at the University.
Professor Deane studied Chemistry as an undergraduate at Univ, before doing a thesis in structural bioinformatics at the University of Cambridge. She leads the Oxford Protein Informatics Group, which examines protein structure and interaction networks, combining both theoretical work and empirical analyses. OPIG also work on the development of novel algorithms, tools and databases, making them openly available to the community.
EPSRC Executive Chair Professor Lynn Gladden said: “It’s great to have Charlotte working with us at EPSRC. She brings to the role both an internationally-leading reputation in the field of mathematics and statistics and its applications, and an interest in multi-disciplinary research. An important part of the Deputy Executive Chair role will be to work with our community to identify research opportunities both within the existing EPSRC portfolio and across UKRI.”