GM Science Review Panel - Members' Interests

Revd Professor Michael Reiss

Michael Reiss is Professor of Science Education and Head of Science and Technology at the University of London Institute of Education, a Priest in the Church of England and a former Vice-President of the Institute of Biology. After a first degree in Applied Biology at Cambridge he did a Ph.D. and carried out post-doctoral research on evolutionary biology and genetics before training as a school teacher and teaching in schools. He was a member of the UK Government's Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP) and Chair of EuropaBio's Advisory Group on Ethics. He is the author of a number of books including Improving Nature? The Science and Ethics of Genetic Engineering (co-authored with Roger Straughan and published by Cambridge University Press).

Members have declared personal and non-personal interests, that are current or within the last 5 years as follows:

Personal Interests
(i.e. those involving payment to the member personally)

Non-Personal Interests

Name of Organisation

Nature of Interest

Name of Organisation

Nature of Interest

Institute of Education, University of London

Salary

BBSRC

Member of Expert Group on response to public concern

Various publishers

Royalties

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology

Editorial Board member

House of Lords Select Committee on Animals in Scientific Procedures

Specialist Advisor

Scientific Committee of the 3rd Congress of the European Society on Agricultural and Food Ethics

Member

Syngenta

Honorarium for invited lecture

EuropaBio's External Advisory Group on Ethics

Chair, Member

Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes

Member

Executive Committee of the Field Studies Council

Member

Institute of Biology

Vice-President, Member of Council, Fellow

Monash Bioethics Review

Editorial Board Member

British Council

Grant holder

British Ecological Society

Grant holder

ESRC

Grant holder

Scientific Committee of the 2nd Congress of the European Society on Agricultural and Food Ethics

Chair

Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics

Editorial Board member