People

We have a wide range of staff supporting our research activities.

Research support

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Professor Rachel Brooks

Associate Dean (Research and Innovation)

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Dr Catherine Ulmer

Research Facilitation Officer

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Jodie Weller

Faculty Research Coordinator and Assistant to Associate Dean (Research and Innovation)

Research directors

The Research Director role involves:

  • Providing leadership and overall management of research activity across the school or department in the context of the Faculty and the University research strategy and faculty objectives.
  • To be an advocate for the Faculty and the University research strategy and to help build a strong research culture within the school or department.
  • To review research activity and provide developmental support for research centres, groups and individual academics within the school or department.
  • To help assess research quality and build strong research capability within the school or department including the nurturing of talent, creativity and ground-breaking research.
  • To work with the Associate Director (Research) to contribute to the strategic direction of the Faculty, aligned with institutional requirements for enhancement in the quantity and quality of research and related income and research output and impact.

 

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Professor David Frohlich

Department of Music and Media

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Dr Steven Van Hauwaert

Department of Politics

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Professor Robert Meadows

Department of Sociology

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Professor Robert Shaughnessy

Guildford School of Acting

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Dr Esteban Jaimovich

School of Economics

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Professor Scott Cohen

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Dr Carl Thompson

School of Literature and Languages

Impact leads

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Professor David Frohlich

Department of Music and Media

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Dr Nicholas Kitchen

Department of Politics

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Professor Daniel McCarthy

Department of Sociology

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Professor Jo Blanden

School of Economics

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Dr Michael Humbracht

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Dr Beth Palmer

School of Literature and Languages

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Professor Sabine Benoit

Surrey Business School

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University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH