IRIS is a cooperative project built from a community need. As such it is critical that decisions are made in a transparent and inclusive manner that is aligned with the partner community’s priorities and needs.
The table below shows the full set of IRIS bodies that interact to govern the project.
|Delivery Board||Monthly||Designated representative for all IRIS partners||Decision making body of IRIS including representation for all key stakeholders. Receives reports from all IRIS sub projects on a quarterly basis. Holds the authority to make major decisions.|
|Project Admin||Weekly||Project core staff||Day to day management of the IRIS project including low impact decision making|
|Technical Working Group||Bi-weekly||Technical staff for activities receiving IRIS allocations and providers||Discuss, present and share matters of interest to technical staff within the IRIS community.|
|TWG-OPS||Bi-weekly||Technical staff for activities receiving IRIS allocations and providers||Review status of IRIS allocations, services and products. Troubleshoot any current issues and encourage collaborative problem solving.|
|RSAP||Yearly||Specially selected panel||To scrutiniser requests for allocations and predictions of need from scientific activities. Decide which activities can be supported and set allocations. Provide an overall picture of to allow planning of spend to meet needs.|
|STFC PRC||Monthly||External STFC||IRIS reports to the PRC including finances and key risks|
|Resource Review||Quarterly||Representative from ALL activities receiving IRIS allocations||Review actual usage vs allocations to ensure maximum usage of DRI possible|
|Collaboration Meeting||Yearly||All stakeholders||Share status and direction of IRIS overall, discuss items of interest to the community and the future of IRIS.|
Jon Hays (Scientific Director)
Andrew Sansum (Technical Director)
Philip Jackson (Project Manager)
John Kewley (Project Secretary)
Further detail can be found in the IRIS Organisational Structures document