Aston University Graduate School contacts

Dean of Aston University Graduate School

Professor Gertrud Reershemius
Contact via Alison Birch, Assistant Registrar, Graduate School
Telephone:         0121 204 4653

Graduate Development Team

For advice and support on research student training and development:

Peter Lakeland      Manager of Staff and Graduate Development
Telephone:             0121 204 4605 

Sarah Hosten        Assistant Professional Development Advisor, Staff and Graduate Development
Telephone:             0121 204 4607 

Jeanette Lilley       Professional Development Advisor (Research), Research and Enterprise Office
Telephone:             0121 204 4609 

Ellen Pope              Head of the Learning Development Centre
Telephone:              0121 204 3311

Sally Puzey             Director of Research Strategy and Impact, Research and Enterprise Office
Telephone:             0121 204 4243

Angela Brady         Assistant Director, Library & Information Services
Telephone:             0121 204 4505

Registry Contacts

For advice on making an application or enrolling at Aston

Christina Bunbury        Head of Admissions, Examinations and Visa Compliance
Telephone:                   0121 204 4789

For advice on regulatory matters relating to doctoral programmes (PhD, MPhil, Professional Doctorates)

Alison Birch        Assistant Registrar, Graduate School, and Secretary to Graduate School Management Committee

Telephone:         0121 204 4653


For Advice on Research Ethics:

John Walter         Director of Governance, Secretary to Senate and Council
Telephone:           0121 204 4869

IT support for research

Trevor Bayliss     Network Services Manager - ISA
Telephone:           0121 204 4430

Subject Area Contacts

For information on the advice, support and services provided to research students by individual subject areas:

Aston Business School

Elizabeth Bridges            Research Degrees Programme (RDP) Manager
Telephone:                        0121 204 4974

Jeanette Ikuomola
            PhD/MSc Administrator
Telephone:                        0121 204 3219

Ranjit Judge 
                     RDP Thesis and DBA Administrator
Telephone:                        0121 204 3354

Dr Nathaniel Golden        Research and Enterprise Office
Telephone:                        0121 204 4565

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Stephen Baker                Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Telephone:                       0121 204 5246 

Susan Doughty               Research Administration Officer and Secretary, School Research Ethics Committee
Telephone:                       0121 204 3665

Sandra Mosley                Research Student Administrator - Student Support
Telephone:                       0121 204 3513

Helen Yard                       Academic Support Administrator - Team Leader
Telephone:                       0121 204 3547

Prof Ian Nabney               Associate Dean for Research
Telephone:                       0121 204 3645 

tbc                                     Director of Research Degree Programmes                                                                                                                         

School of Languages and Social Sciences

Dan Thomson                   Research Manager, School of Languages and Social Sciences
Telephone:                       0121 204 3972

Dr Jack Grieve                 Director of Research Degree Programmes
Telephone:                       0121 204 3784

Dr Anton Popov               Chair of the School Research Ethics Committee                                                               Telephone:                       0121 204 4990

Dr Nathaniel Golden         Research Support Office (RSO)      
Telephone:                        0121 204 4565    

School of Life and Health Sciences

Gill Pilfold                         Senior Research Administrator
Telephone:                       0121 204 3880

Julie Taylor                      Research Admissions Administrator
Caroline Brocklebank    Research Administrator (Student Support)
Dr Karen Woodhall        Research and Enterprise Office 
Dr Leon Davies              Chair of the School Research Ethics Committee