Graduate School Management Committee

The Graduate School Management Committee considers and makes recommendations concerning the regulation, assurance and enhancement of the quality and standards of research degree programmes, including the supervision, training and examination of postgraduate research students.

Graduate School Management Committee Terms of Reference

Membership 2015/16

 Role Member
Chair Professor Gertrud Reershemius, Dean of Graduate School  

Academic Representative from each School


Co-opted: a representative of professional doctorate programmes 

Professor Julia Kotlarsky, Aston Business School
Professor Tim Meese, Life & Health Sciences  
Dr Jack Grieve, Languages & Social Sciences    
Professor Ian Nabney, Engineering & Applied Science  

Professor Steve Anderson, Life and Health Sciences (until 31 July 2017)    


Research Student Representatives

to be confirmed, Aston Business School 

Miss Lina Mikaliunaite, Life & Health Sciences                

to be confirmed, Engineering & Applied Science 

Mr Ben Harrison, Languages & Social Sciences 

Acting President of Aston Postgraduate Research Society Mr Chris O'Neill, Languages & Social Sciences   
Member of Staff and Graduate Development Dr Jeanette Lilley  
Careers Consultant Mr Iwan Griffiths  
Chair of Research Administration Forum Dr Elizabeth Bridges, Aston Business School  
Secretary Ms Alison Birch, Registry