Bio-Hazard and GM Committee



Committee Secretary: Mrs Helen Rowe, telephone 01603 59(2253), email 

Governance Office: Mrs Rebecca Phillips, telephone 01603 59(3203), email 



Head of BIO (Chair) - Professor Tamas Dalmay

Biological Safety Officer GM and Microbiological - Dr Ben Evans            

Science Faculty Laboratory Managers - Mrs Jayne Mayne and Dr Fiona Cotteril                                       

School of MED Representatives - Dr Kevin Tyler and Miss Jasmine Waters

School of ENV Representative - Paul Topham 

School of CHE/PHA Representative - Dr Andrew Hemmings

3 Trades Union Representatives - Mrs Sue King (UNISON),  Dr Susan Sayce (UCU) and TBC (UNITE)

To provide advice, attendance (but not membership) required by:

University Safety Services - Ms Karen Thompson

Occupational Health Adviser  - To be confirmed  

Member of the UMS - To be confirmed  

NNUH - To be confirmed 

Terms of Reference


1.     To initiate, formulate and approve on behalf of the Safety Executive, policies and procedures for managing biological and GM hazard risks directly associated with laboratory or field work for teaching and research

2.     To arrange the review and approval of GM, CL 2 and CL3 projects as required under legislation.

3.     To nominate, to Safety Executive, for appointment the University Biological Safety Officers (GM and Microbiological)

Meetings 2020/2021


Please note that the BHGMC is confidential and therefore no documents will appear online. 


2pm - Microsoft TEAMS


2pm - Location TBC (Committee Room 2 / Virtual) 

Next Meeting

friDAY 2 october 2020 

2pm - Microsoft TEAMS