1976-85 Member of Steering Committee, School of Cognitive Sciences, Edinburgh University.

1977-82 Member of Committee of the British Society for Developmental Biology.

1991 Appointed University Fellow, Edinburgh University

1995-2000 Treasurer, British Society for Developmental Biology

2000 Member of Council, the Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland

2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE): specialist advisor in preclinical sciences

2004 Member (currently chair) Finnish Academy Biology Research Grant Panel

2006- Member S African Bioinformatics Research Grant Panel

Editorial Boards

1986-88 Member of the Editorial Board of Development.

1991- Member of the Editorial Board of BioEssays

1996-2001 Editor, Cell & Developmental Biology Series, Cambridge University Press

2001 Journal of Anatomy

Grants (research work up to 1994 was internally funded by the MRC)

1980 Equipment grant from the Ross Foundation 1980 £4K

1986 Royal Society Travel grant to work in Israel 1986

1991 Two-year grant from the Bird Foundation for corneal development £40K

British Council travel grants to visit Finland 1991

1993 2-year postdoctoral grant from the National Kidney Research Fund £50K

3-year ESF Network for a computer atlas of mouse development £70K

3-year AFRC grant for gene-expression database (with M Kaufman) £180K

1995 1 year Royal Society grant to study kidney induction £4K

7 year Wellcome postgrad. programme (& A Wyllie, R Maisels, E. Riley) £1.2M

1996 1 year MRC grant to make human embryo database (with M Kaufman) £30K

1998 Wellcome programme extension (& A Wyllie, R Maisels, E. Riley) £1.2M

Wellcome equipment grant for confocal microscope (with 5 others) £186K

4 year MRC grant for gene-expression database (with M Kaufman) £200K

1.5 year Davidson Fund grant for kidney research (with J Mason) £7K

1999 Wolfson Foundation/Royal Society. Bioinformatics Infrastructure grant £154K

3-year Interoperability Wellcome network (with F Verbeek, Utrecht) £18K

2000-5 5 year MRC co-op grant Human birth defects: from diagnosis to gene £250K
(Convenor R Winter, Inst. Child Health)

2002-5 3 year BBSRC grant (XSPAN – cross embryo ontologies) with A Burger £450K

2007-9 2 year Leverhulme retirement grant £4000