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This page contains a list of all the members and related members of staff in the Doctoral College. 

Leadership Team
Professor Andrew McRae Dean of Postgraduate Research and of the Doctoral College           01392 (72) 4258 grdean@exeter.ac.uk
Drs Astrid Wissenburg Director of Research      
Fiona Pac-Soo Assistant Director - Research Environment and Doctoral College   01392 (72) 2729 F.Pac-Soo@exeter.ac.uk 
Dr Rachel Hogden Head of Postgraduate Research Support   01392 (72) 5889 r.l.hogden@exeter.ac.uk  
Dr Chris Wood Head of Researcher Development and Research Culture   01392 (72) 3720 C.B.Wood@exeter.ac.uk
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences 
Morwenna Hussey PGR Manager (HASS) Old Library 01392 (72) 5305 HASS-pgr-managers@exeter.ac.uk
Alison Stamps PGR Manager (Graduate School of Education) Old Library 01392 (72) 3258 HASS-pgr-managers@exeter.ac.uk
Elizabeth Noon

PGR Support Officer

I am based at Streatham and have the day to day operational responsibility for aspects of the PGR student lifecycle.

Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 hass-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Amy Turner

PGR Support Officer 

I am based at Streatham and have the day to day operational responsibility for aspects of the PGR student lifecycle.

Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 hass-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Kim Mugford

PGR Support Officer (St Lukes)

I am based at St Lukes and have the day to day operational responsibility for aspects of the PGR student lifecycle for the Graduate School of Education.

South Cloisters 01392 (72) 6295

hass-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Jo Shepherd PGR Support Officer (HASS Penryn - Cornwall) Peter Lanyon 01392 (72) 6295 cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk
Monique Clark PGR Administrator (HASS Penryn - Cornwall) Peter Lanyon 01392 (72) 6295 cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk
Issac Maswade

PGR Administrator (PGR Support)

I am based at Streatham and look after day-to-day administration for current PGR students.

Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 hass-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Jenny Andrews

PGR Administrator (PGR Support)

I am based at Streatham and look after day-to-day administration for current PGR students.

Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 hass-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Iris Lou

PGR Administrator (PGR Support)

I am based at both St Luke’s and Streatham and look after day-to-day administration for current PGR students and act as the main administrative contact for the EdD students.

South Cloisters and Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 hass-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Melissa Mitcheson

PGR Administrator (PGR Support)

I am based at St Luke’s and look after day-to-day administration for current PGR Education students and act as the main administrative contact for MPhil/PhD Education students.

South Cloisters 01392 (72) 6295 hass-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Academic Staff and Business Partners
Professor Susan Molyneux-Hodgson Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact  

Professor Stacey Hynd

Faculty Director of PGR 

Suzie Masterman Research Services, IIB and Doctoral College Partner
   
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Helen Pisarska PGR Manager Old Library 01392 (72) 4395  hls-pgr-manager@exeter.ac.uk
Anna Dolman PGR Support Officer (Public Health and Sport Sciences/Clinical and Biomedical Sciences/Health and Care Professions/Health and Community Sciences) Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 hls-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Rosie Logiudice PGR Support Officer (Biosciences/Psychology) Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 hls-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Jo Shepherd PGR Support Officer (Public Health and Sport Sciences – Cornwall) Peter Lanyon 01392 (72) 6295

cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk

Magdalena Katomeri PGR Support Officer (Clinical Doctorates in Psychology) Washington Singer 01392 (72) 5762  M.Katomeri@exeter.ac.uk
Steph Powell PGR Administrator Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295

hls-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Natalia Lopes De Araujo PGR Administrator Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295

hls-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Emily Hough PGR Administrator Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295

hls-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Louise Simpson PGR Administrator Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295

hls-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Monique Clark PGR Administrator (Cornwall) Peter Lanyon 01392 (72) 6295

cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Academic Staff and Business Partners
Professor Anni Vanhatalo Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact      
Kate Ellacott Faculty Director of PGR      
Adrian Bailey Research and Doctoral College Business Partner       
         
Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy
Sarmi Ghosh PGR Manager Old Library 01392 (72) 2311 ese-pgr-managers@exeter.ac.uk
Alison Stamps PGR Manager (Business School) Old Library 01392 (72) 3258 ese-pgr-managers@exeter.ac.uk
Helen Pisarska PGR Manager (Ecology and Conservation) Old Library 01392 (72) 4395   ese-pgr-managers@exeter.ac.uk
Andrew Cook PGR Support Officer Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 ese-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Amber Crook PGR Support Officer (Business School and Geography) – secondment and Administrator (HLS) Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 ese-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Jo Shepherd PGR Support Officer (Ecology and Conservation) Peter Lanyon 01392 (72) 6295 cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk
Rosie Logiudice PGR Support Officer (Earth and Environmental Science) Peter Lanyon 01392 (72) 6295 cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk
Monique Clark PGR Administrator (Cornwall) Peter Lanyon 01392 (72) 6295 cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk

Steph Powell

PGR Administrator  Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 ese-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Natalia Lopes De Araujo

PGR Administrator  Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 ese-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Emily Hough

PGR Administrator  Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 ese-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk

Louise Simpson

PGR Administrator  Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 ese-exeter-pgrsupport@exeter.ac.uk
Maggie Smith

 PGR Administrator (PGR Support)

I am based at Streatham and look after day-to-day administration for current PGR students, primarily facing the Business School.

Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 6295 Uebs-pgradmin@exeter.ac.uk
 Calum MacLeod  Centre Manager
UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Environmental Intelligence: Data Science & AI for Sustainable Futures
Hope Hall 01392 (72) 7584 C.MacLeod@exeter.ac.uk
Samantha Young Centre Administrator Hope Hall 01392 (72) 7585 ei@exeter.ac.uk
Debbie Ford  CDT Administrative Officer (STREAM and WISE) 

Co-ordinates WISE CDT operations across the four partner universities and primary contact for students, academics and industrial partners

Harrison 01392 (72) 4744 D.A.Ford@exeter.ac.uk
Nia Owen PGR Administrator (SMM, WISE and STREAM)

Supports academics, researchers and students within EMPS Centre for Water Systems and CDTs

Harrison 01392 (72) 3732  N.A.Owen@exeter.ac.uk
Deborah Lee CDT Administrator (Metamaterials) Physics 01392 (72) 4718 D.Lee2@exeter.ac.uk
Kelyn Luther  CDT Administrator (Metamaterials) Physics 01392 (72) 4718  K.Luther@exeter.ac.uk
Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy Academic Staff and Business Partners
Professor Krasimira Tsaneva Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact  
Professor Jon Blount Faculty Director of PGR
Dr Gareth Buchanan Research and Doctoral College Business Partners
PGR Recruitment Team
Vic Wilson

PGR Recruitment Manager     

Leads on the planning and delivery of recruitment for postgraduate researchers with specific focus on national and International partnerships cohort recruitment, including promotional information, communications and events  

Innovation Centre 01392 (72) 3067  pgr-recruitment@exeter.ac.uk

Researcher Development and Research Culture Team

Dr Chris Wood

Head of Researcher Development and Research Culture 

Strategic lead for the Researcher Development and Research Culture team in the Doctoral College responsible for planning, budgeting and day to day management. Research culture, PGR and ECR wellbeing, Training Needs, VITAE, GW4, Communications and feedback on our work

             
Old Library 01392 (72) 3720 C.B.Wood@exeter.ac.uk

Cate Bennett

Researcher Development Manager 

Leads on the provision of professional and career development for research staff at the University, across all subject disciplines and campuses. ECR development & liaison forums, Researcher-led Initiatives, images of Research, GW4, mentoring and specific funding opportunities.

Old Library 01392 (72) 7047 c.a.bennett@exeter.ac.uk

Kelly Preece 

Researcher Development Manager (0.5fte)

Leads on the provision of professional development for PGRs at the University, across all subject disciplines and campuses. Training and development ideas for PGRs as well as the PGR showcase, writing support and webinars

Old Library   K.Preece@exeter.ac.uk

Kathryn Coombes

Researcher Development Manager (0.5fte)

Leads on the provision of professional development for PGRs at the University, across all subject disciplines and campuses. Training and development ideas for PGRs as well as the PGR showcase, writing support and webinars

 Old Library   K.A.Coombes@exeter.ac.uk

Kate Foster

Researcher Development Careers Coach

Works one day a week in the team, leading on careers support for Early Career Researchers. Career planning and development for researchers and 1-to-1 careers appointments for ECRs

Old Library 01392 (72) 5326  K.L.Foster@exeter.ac.uk

Kenneth Howgill

PGR Careers Coach

Works two days a week in the team, leading on the careers support for PGRs. Career planning and development for PGRs, as well as 1-2-1 careers appointments for PGRs. 

Old Library   K.A.Howgill@exeter.ac.uk

Zoe Bright

PGR and ECR Experience Support Officer

Developing the PGR and ECR experience, including communications for the Doctoral College, PGR Induction, research culture, managing feedback into the Doctoral College and the PRES survey

Old Library   Z.Bright2@exeter.ac.uk

Juliet White

Researcher Development and Research Culture Administrator

Supports all aspects of administration of the ECR training and development programme and Researcher-led Initiatives, 1-2-1 career appointments and Researcher-led Initiatives

Old Library 01392 (72) 2372 ResearcherDevelopment@exeter.ac.uk
Natasha Walker

Researcher Development and Research Culture Administrator

Supports all aspects of the Researcher Development team, with a particular focus on communications, PGR showcase and PGR training and development. First point of contact for general enquiries for our team

Old Library 01392 (72) 5337 ResearcherDevelopment@exeter.ac.uk
Becky Euesden

Engaged Research and Communications Officer (Responsible Metrics) 

Supports the Head of Researcher Development and Research Culture to foster an understanding of ‘responsible metrics’ to the research community. Seeks to promote a greater understanding and awareness of this agenda, which encourages expert judgement and a more pluralistic approach to research assessment, through communications activities, thus supporting the University’s commitment to DORA

Old Library   R.S.Euesden@exeter.ac.uk

PGR Admin Team

Laura Yeves Gonzalez

PGR Officer (PGR Admin)

Advice to PGR Support teams regarding individual student matters and TQA policy and procedures relating to PGR students and programmes. Developing best working practices for PGR programmes

Old Library 01392 (72) 3258 pgradmin@exeter.ac.uk

Vicky Colton

PGR Administrator

PGR examinations from submission to award and PGR data quality in SITS

Old Library 01392 (72) 3097  pgradmin@exeter.ac.uk
Julie Gay

PGR Administrator 

Supplies data to Research Councils via Je-S and all other Je-S related work as well as ORE submissions & helps with the awards process 

Old Library 01392 (72) 2207  pgradmin@exeter.ac.uk
Jo Millar 

PGR Administrator

PGR Interruptions, change of Programme and Withdrawals.  Payment of External Examiner Fees.  Help with receipt of submissions from students and dispatch to examiners

Old Library 01392 (72) 3713  pgradmin@exeter.ac.uk

Health and Wellbeing

Cathryn Baker

PGR Education Welfare Advisor 

Old Library 01392 (72) 6207 C.Baker@exeter.ac.uk

Committee Secretariat

Natalie Bartram

Quality Development Manager

Responsibility for governance, quality assurance and policy development within the Doctoral College

Old Library 01392 (72) 6255 DCQualityDevelopment@exeter.ac.uk
Louise Garrity

Governance and Dean’s Support Administrator

Diary support for Professor Andrew McRae & administrative support within the Committee Secretariat

Old Library 01392 (72) 2193 grdean@exeter.ac.uk

Quality and Standards - PGR

Isobel Refoy

Quality Support Officer

PGR programme approval, partnerships, external examining and quality review, including PGR ASER

Old Library 01392 (72) 7667 PGRqualityandstandards@exeter.ac.uk