Committees of Council
The Court assists the Director & the Chair of Council in fundraising to support the School in its world leading research and education, making recommendation to improve interactions between the School and its stakeholders.
Council is the governing body of LSHTM and has overall responsibility for its operational and strategic management.
- Audit and Risk Committee
The Audit and Risk Committee reports to Council annually on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Executive’s arrangements for internal control, risk management, governance, value for money and the management and quality assurance of data.
- Finance and Development Committee
The Finance and Development Committee focuses on the Financial Strategy, Financial Forecasts and Budget.
- Nominations Committees
Nominations Committee advises Council on matters concerning the membership of Council and its committees, managing the recruitment process for members and recommends to Council.
- People Committee
The People Committee has strategic oversight of, and reviews LSHTM's strategies, plans and objectives in relation to people-related matters.
- Remuneration Committee
The Remuneration Committee ensures such staff are appropriately rewarded in terms of their recruitment, retention & motivation but though a process which is robust and proportionate in its use of funds.
Senate is responsible to the Council for setting the academic framework for research, teaching, learning and training at the School.
Postgraduate Taught Committee
The Postgraduate Taught Committee is responsible for advising and making recommendations to Senate on the enhancement of academic quality and assurance of academic standards for postgraduate taught provision.
Research Degrees Committee
Research Degrees Committee is responsible for advising and making recommendations to Senate on the enhancement of academic quality and assurance of academic standards for Research Degrees.
Student Experience Committee
Student Experience Committee is responsible for advising and making recommendations to Senate, Senate sub-committees and the Director with the aim of improving the student experience.
Other decision making and advisory bodies
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
- Terms of reference (pdf)
- Research Governance Committees
To have oversight of research governance matters across the School, including clinical trials and Chariot Innovations.
- Research Ethics Committees
The Research Ethics committee safeguards the rights, safety, dignity and well-being of all actual and potential research participants. This includes protecting participants from physical, psychological, social/cultural, economic and legal risks of harm.
Observational Research Ethics Committee A
Observational Research Ethics Committee B
Interventions Research Ethics Committee
Commercialisation and Rapid Response (CaRR) Research Ethics Committee
MSc Research Ethics Committee
- Students' Representative Council (SRC)
- Prevent Working Group (PWG)