User Committee
13 Nov 2009



The User Committee represents the ISIS user community on all aspects of ISIS operations.


​​​​User community at NMSUM 2017 Conference Attendees


Committee members are drawn from ISIS user groups and ISIS senior managers. Users may pass any comments or concerns they have about ISIS to the user group representatives or contact the Chairman of the ISIS User Committee, Emma Barney.

The ISIS User Committee (IUC) terms of reference can be found here.

Committee Meetings

IUC meetings are held every six months, normally after the ISIS Facility Access Panel Meetings in June and December. 

Recent meetings:

8 June 2018 IUC_June2018_minutes.pdf

8 December 2017 Minutes available​​​

9 June 2017  Minutes available​

9 December 2016  Minutes available

10 June 2016 Minutes available

4 December 2015 Minutes available

5 June 2015 Minutes available

12 December 2014 Minutes available

14 July 2014 (joint with Facility Access Panel Chairs) Minutes available. This meeting was to discuss changes to proposal access mechanisms and other user processes

13 December 2013 Minutes available

7 June 2013 Minutes available

7 December 2012 Minutes available

15 June 2012  Minutes available.

For the 15 June 2012 meeting, the IUC requested feedback from the user community on experiences of using ISIS.  We are grateful to all community members who responded by providing comments.  The IUC found this a very worthwhile exercise, one that will be periodically repeated.  A summary of comments and responses is available here.


Committee Membership (June 2018)

Chair Emma Barney University of Nottingham
IUG1 Crystallography Peter Slater University of Birmingham
  Emma McCabe University of Kent
IUG2 Liquids & Amorphous Materials Paul Bingham Sheffield Hallam University
  Emma Barney University of Nottingham
IUG3 Large Scale Structures Aiden Hindmarch University of Durham
  Tim Knowles University of Birmingham
IUG4 Excitations Kelly Morrison Loughborough University
  Chris Stock  Edinburgh University
IUG5 Molecular Spectroscopy Christoph Salzmann University College London
  Roberto Senesi Università di Roma
IUG6 Muons Nicola Morley University of Sheffield
  Martin Lees University of Warwick
IUG7 Engineering Hongbiao Dong University of Leicester
  Catrin Davies Imperial College London


ISIS  Representatives

Robert McGreevy ISIS Director
Zoë​ Bowden ISIS Experiment Operations Division Head
Debbie Greenfield ISIS Instrumentation Division Head
Philip King
ISIS Spectroscopy and Support Division Head
Sean Langridge ISIS Diffraction Division Head​
Andrew Kaye ISIS User Programme Manager