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Meet the Postgraduate Team

The Doctoral Academy is here to support you throughout your time as a postgraduate researcher.

You can find us in room 4A.059AA on the 4th floor in Engineering Building A

We are open Monday-Friday, 10am to 4pm.

Who should you contact?

Progression and welfare queries - Progression and assessment (eProg), PGR welfare (DASS/OH referrals), interruptions/ extensions, informal appeals & complaints, policy advice


Funding queries - Tuition fees, stipend payments, project costs (RTSG)


PGR experience and wellbeing - Welcome and induction, communications, PGR Reps, training, engagement / events / wellbeing initiatives


Specialist Programmes - PGRTAs, Dual / joint / Split-site support, strategic partnership development, placements / fieldwork / LTAs


Exams - Thesis submissions, internal/external examiner appointments


Postgraduate Taught contacts:  

General email: (shared email for PGT programmes)

Melanie Mcloughlin Teaching and Learning Officer

Rebecca Marriott, Postgraduate Administrator

Mia Fuell, Teaching and Learning Administrator



Samantha Hickson (CDT Administrative Manager) 0161-306-8040

Oversees and manages all aspects of the Centre for Doctoral Training for NOWNANO and Graphene administration and operations from registration through to graduation. Further information can be found on the website