Doctoral College team

The Doctoral College has a wide range of specialist staff who are dedicated to supporting postgraduate and early career researchers.

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Meet the team

Interim Dean of the Doctoral College

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Dr Allan Kilner-Johnson

Associate Professor in English Literature & Interim Dean of the Doctoral College

Faculty Associate Deans

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Professor Nicholas Hills

Professor of Computational Engineering, Faculty Associate Dean of the Doctoral College

Dr Ruan Elliott

Associate Dean (Doctoral College); Senior Lecturer in Nutrition

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Dr Femi Adeyemi-Ejeye

Interim Associate Dean (Doctoral College) and Senior Lecturer in Video Technology

Researcher Development and Employability

Clare Wunderly

Head of Researcher Development and Employability

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Dr Nadya Yakovchuk

Lecturer in Academic Writing (PGRs and ECRs)

Dr Jay Rowe

Race Equity Research Fellow

Dr Michael Rose

Researcher Development Training Officer

Dr Mark Whelan

Researcher Development Training Officer

Jane Pango

Placement and Employability Coordinator

Emma Francis

Researcher Careers & Employability Consultant

Rana Marrington

Researcher Careers & Employability Consultant

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Dr Hanna Groothuizen

Researcher Development Training Officer

Research Degrees Programme Management

Julie Davies

Head of Research Programmes

Jackie Gallagher

Senior Administrative Officer (FEPS)

Emma Proctor

Senior Administrative Officer (FHMS)

Karen Collins

Senior Administrative Officer (FASS)

Sarah Crawford

Administrative Officer (FEPS)

Renata Richardson

Administrative Officer (FHMS)

Lisa Sketchley

Administrative Officer (FASS)

Jo Sharp

Administrative Officer

Kate Smith

Doctoral College Studentship Manager & South East DTC Manager