Dr Sara Shinton

Sara is the Head of the Researcher Development Team which provides support to all the researchers in the University including doctoral students, research staff, research technicians, principal investigators and research leaders.

Dr Emily Woollen

Emily is an Academic Developer in the Researcher Development team at IAD. She supports tutors and demonstrators to enhance their teaching skills, promotes and develops support for interdisciplinary researchers, and develops training on research ethics and integrity.

Nicola Cuthbert

Nicola is the Researcher Development Manager at IAD.  She manages the Research Staff programme which provides support to research staff, research technicians, principal investigators and research leaders.  Nicola also manages the implementation of the Concordat Action Plan at the University.

Eleanor Hennige

Eleanor Hennige is the IAD’s Research Staff Careers Consultant, supporting fixed-term research staff at the University with their career planning and options.  Eleanor runs our 1:1 career development consultations, she delivers our suite of career workshops and works with Schools/Research Staff Societies on career specific events and workshops.

Cecile Menard

Cecile Menard, splits her time between IAD and the School of GeoSciences. Her research focuses on how our research practice and culture (the decisions, assumptions and biases researchers make and have) influence our research paths and outcome.