Meet the Team and Useful Contacts


Prof Nuria Lorenzo-Dus

Academic Lead for Postgraduate Research


Andrea Buck 

Head of the Postgraduate Research Office


Dr Viv Jenkins 

Senior Postgraduate Research Officer


Danielle Mitchell

Postgraduate Research Officer


Julie Pugsley

Postgraduate Research Financial Administration Officer

Sally Robb

Sally Robb

Postgraduate Research Officer

Useful Contacts

Academic Services

Academic Services can help with queries regarding academic regulations and progression, suspensions and withdrawals, and graduation. 

Postgraduate Research Office (website under construction)

Based within Academic Services, the Postgraduate Research Office has been created in 2016 to drive the strategic ambitions of the university for postgraduate research.

Academic Success Programme (ASP)

Academic Success Programme run many courses to help with your academic skills such as grammar and writing, research writing for postgraduate students as well as individual appointments.

Information Service and Systems (ISS)

ISS not only offer courses which you can reserve a place on, they also have subject librarians who offer invaluable help and support to research students.  ISS run a number of training courses via Development and Traing Services which are specifically tailied to suit researchers needs.

Research Institute for Arts and Humanities (RIAH)

RIAH supports Arts and Humanities researchers to develop collaborations both inside and outsie the University, and to maximise the impact of their research.  Development and Training Services collaborate with RIAH to organise the Arts and Humanities Annual Conference.


Vitae is dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through transforming their professional and career development.