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Doctoral Academy Professional Services Team

The FBMH Doctoral Academy is based in room 1.93 in Simon Building (directly above the café). We are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Postgraduate researchers are welcome to come during these times with queries. We suggest that you make an appointment with the relevant member of the team beforehand where possible. We have a space for confidential or sensitive discussions.

View a full list of the Doctoral Academy team (PDF). Our general inboxes are listed below. We aim to answer all queries as quickly as possible.

See an overview of the Doctoral Academy and the support we provide for our PGRs (PDF).

Contact us

General enquiries

Progression and welfare queries (eProg, training, support and advice)

Funding queries (stipend, fees, expenses)

Thesis submission and examination queries

Recruitment and admissions queries

Doctoral Academy Management Team

Job titleNameEmail address
PGR Services Manager Jessica Bowler
PGR Operations Officer James Power
PGR Operations Officer (Funded/External Programmes) Alison Cox
PGR Recruitment and Admissions Officer Martin Lockey

Doctoral Academy Academic Leadership Team

Job titleNameEmail address
Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research Professor David Bechtold

PGR Director – School of Biological Sciences Professor Chris Grant

PGR Director – School of Medical Sciences Dr Nick Ashton

PGR Director – School of Health Sciences Dr Jane Brooks
Doctoral Academy Lead for PGR Experience Dr Debbie Smith
Director for International PGR Dr Forbes Manson

Full details of our PGR Senior Tutors and Tutors can be found on the academic contacts page.