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Contact Details

You can find your first point of contact for RRE and REF queries listed below, based on your Faculty.

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

If you require assistance or support please contact your local Research Support Manager in the first instance or Rupa Lunan, Research Policy and REF Manager.



Research Support Manager

Cardiovascular Sciences

Kate Ferguson

Developmental Biology and Medicine

Tina Anobile

Diabetes, Endocrinology and Gastroenterology

Su Smith

Medical Education (inc CHSTM)

Amanda Jolly


Su Smith

Cancer Sciences

Amanda Jolly or Alyona Goncharova

Molecular and Cellular Function

Joanna Jozefiak

Musculoskeletal and Dermatological Sciences

Joanna Jozefiak

Evolution and Genomic Sciences

Frances Conboy

Infection, Immunity and Respiratory Medicine

Kate Lagan

Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine

Tina Anobile

Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology

Kate McBride

Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care

Lawrence Davies

Informatics, Imaging and Data Sciences

Rhona Stephen and Vicky Parry

Psychology and Mental Health

Vicky Parry

Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

Karen Murphy

Pharmacy and Optometry

Rhona Stephen

Human Communication, Development and Hearing

Karen Murphy

Faculty of Humanities

If you require assistance or support please contact your local Research Support Manager in the first instance or Elaine Edwards / Louise Gorton, Faculty of Humanities REF/RRE Managers.

Local Research Managers:


Alliance Manchester Business School

Leonid Tarasov

Arts, Languages and Cultures

Raksha Parmar

Environment, Education and Development

Steve Wride

Social Sciences (including Law)

Gillian Whitworth


Faculty of Science & Engineering

If you require assistance or support on any aspect of the RRE please contact Katya Tarasova ( in the first instance. Your local departmental Research Support Manager below may also be able to assist:


School Name Email Address

Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science

Soleil Eddleston


Anna Humble

Computer Science

Sarah Chatwin

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Cassandra Kenny

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Len Williamson


Dave Blundell


Steve Owen

Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering

Elias Mungwala

Physics and Astronomy

Daniel Twiddy

Melanie Macrae