School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Industrial Advisory Board

Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) provides a forum for discussion between our school and a spectrum of companies, and organisations with professional interests across science.

The IAB remit includes:

  • strategic advice to the School on the nature of and changes to the employment landscape for graduate biologists
  • guidance on curriculum design and development for our undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses
  • assistance with the generation of case studies for use in teaching
  • development of student placement opportunities
  • scope for us to provide continuing professional development (CPD)

Members from outside the School comprise of commercial, governmental and non-governmental organisations that employ graduates.

School representatives include key personnel concerned with the delivery of our degree programmes.