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Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

What is the CCC?

The Chemistry Consultative Committee (CCC) allows dialogue and discussion between the Department and its employees and DPhil students in relation to conditions of work. This committee has representatives from the various staffing groups so if you have something you wish to raise, please contact an appropriate representative. The group meets termly and a notice for topics to be raised at the meeting will go in the Departmental Newsletter.

Please see Terms of Reference and Constitution of the CCC.

Postdoc Members of the Committee

Postdoc reps  

Dana-Georgiana Crivoi

       O'Hare Group, Inorganic Chemistry
       Chemistry Research Laboratory
       Phone: 85133, e-mail: 

     Marco Balabajew

       Perkin Group, Physical Chemistry
       PTCL, Room 30-09
       Phone: 75477, e-mail: 

Permanent members (ex officio):

Head of Administration - Rosie Mortimer

Head of Finance - Angela Lintern
Facilities Manager - Kim Nixon
Director of Studies - Nick Green
Departmental Safety Officer - Chris Blackwell
HR Manager (Secretary of the Committee) - Lynne Thorn

Elected/Nominated representatives:

An academic representative from CMB (Chair) – Mark Brouard
An academic representative not on CMB - Jose Goicoechea
2 Academic-related staff (grade 6 and above)  - Rob Jacobs and Kevin Valentine
2 Post doctoral research staff - Jean-Charles (JC) Buffet and Annie Colebatch
2 Technical staff (grades 1-5) - Jennie Botham and Elena Nomerotskoia
2 Support staff (grades 1-5) - Karen Shayler and Val de Newtown
1 Post graduate student representative - Matt Rattley
Elected union representatives from UCU, Unite or UNISON who work in the Department, provided they do not fill any of the positions above - Les Hill

Upcoming Meetings


Postdoc discussions take place after each CCC meeting. We will arrange them in a Chemistry meeting room and they will last no more than an hour. Please feel free to drop in with your lunch, these are informal sessions so come when you can. If you are unable to attend please use email us . If at all possible please try and do this before the discussion takes place so we can get feedback from your peers on their experiences as well.

Minutes of CCC Meetings

Wednesday 09 November 2016 (unconfirmed)

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Thursday 19 February 2015

Thursday 13 November 2014

Thursday 29 May 2014

Thursday 2nd February 2014

Thursday 14th November 2013

Thursday 23rd May 2013