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Wendy Overton

Wendy Overton - pic

Centre Coordinator

Phone number: 0121 204 4134
email: w.g.overton@aston.ac.uk
Room number:
MB 649A

2010 - Received the Aston Excellence Award for Outstanding Customer Service

Wendy joined Aston University as a secretary  in 1983 and progressed to Departmental Secretary for the Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry Department in 1986.  She had a break in service after the birth of her second son Oliver in 1993.  Wendy returned to the University in 1998 to join the Optometry Clinic in the School of Life and Health Sciences where she progressed to LHS Senior Research Administrator before starting in her current position as Centre Co-ordinator in the Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing. 

Her main responsibilities are:

  • to support and develop the research activities of ARCHA

  • to coordinate and develop links between ARCHA research clusters and internal and external researchers

  • to raise the profile of ARCHA internally and externally

  • to represent ARCHA activities to lay audiences and to manage a research participant panel 

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research