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Research Unit Staff Contacts

Associate Dean (Research)

Professor Eddie Anderson

The Associate Dean (Research) is responsible to the Dean for the provision of academic and strategic leadership to the ongoing development of the Business School’s scholarship through research, including research funding and training; and for the preparation and implementation of the Business School’s strategic research management plan.

The Associate Dean (Research) is accountable for the development of strategies to enhance the quality, profile and funding of the Business School’s research activities and are also expected to play a key role in the development of marketing strategies to promote the Business School’s research contributions, and to participate at a high level in the outreach activities of the Business School.

Director of Doctoral Studies

Professor Stephen Greaves

The Director of Doctoral Studies is responsible for the strategic development and promotion of research higher degrees in the Business School, approving the admission, examination and graduation of students, monitoring the performance of postgraduate research students, overseeing appeals and disciplinary procedures relating to postgraduate research students, approval of research scholarships.

Research Manager

Rebecca Connell

The Business School Research Manager is responsible for all processes related to the efficient administration of the Research Unit. The Research Manager, in conjunction with the Associate Dean (Research) and Director of Doctoral Studies is responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring the Business School Research Strategy and in providing a high level of support for staff applying for research grants and other forms of funding.

Senior Projects Officer (Research Operations)

Prudence Murphy

The Senior Projects Officer (Research Operations) provides strategic and operational support to ensure that priority initiatives and targets are achieved by the Deputy Dean (Academic), Associate Dean (Research) and Associate Dean (Academic Development). The position is responsible for implementing and managing a range of projects generated within the Associate Dean’s portfolios and in line with the Business School Research Strategy, in particular the coordination of the Research Highlights initiative and the Professional Development Suite which includes working across the areas of research, educational practice and career development. The Senior Projects Officer (Research Operations) works on various initiatives with Research Portfolio, Web Services, Marketing & External Relations and the Director of Media, and is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Business School’s research web pages, the production of the Research Bulletin and the coordination of the Research Photo library.

Senior Projects Officer (Research Development)

Glenn Howell

The Senior Projects Officer (Research Development) is responsible for the management of all administrative aspects related to the Business School's Research Networks and Groups including stakeholder communication, relationship development, marketing collateral (websites/ events/ external research outputs), budget management, coordination of events, project management of research projects, integrated research support providing a conduit to centralised services and a single point of contact for Corporate, Industry and Government partners seeking potential engagement possibilities. The Senior Project Officer (Research Development) also works on various initiatives in conjunction with the Senior Projects Officer (Research Operations), Webservices and Marketing & External Relations.

Research Publications Officer

Patrick Kelly

The Research Publications Officer is responsible for managing the reporting of research publications (publication records/personal academic webpages) and coordinates the administration of external grant submissions (contracts/invoicing) liaising with the University Research Portfolio (RRADS/Contracts). He also administers the various Business School funding schemes (Conference Travel Grants, Visiting Scholar Program, General Research and Industry Partnership Grants etc).

Research Publications Officer

Jason White

The Research Publications Officer is responsible for research publications for the publication collection and updating publication information on staff home pages. The position also administers the Publication Awards Scheme, School’s Journal Rankings List including coordinating the annual review process and maintains records for research minimums.

Coordinator, HDR Training

Sophia Davidson Gluyas

The Coordinator, HDR Training is responsible for all the training needs and special projects for higher degree by research candidatures. These projects include events, workshops, induction, Film your Thesis Festival, faculty based 3MT and the development and promotion of research higher degrees in the Business School. The Coordinator HDR Training also manages the implementation of key strategic projects as directed by the ADR and Deputy Dean (Academic) and the Director of Doctoral Studies.

Administrative Officer (HDR)

Derretta Branche

The Administrative Officer (HDR) is responsible for the receipt and administration of Expressions of Interest received from prospective applicants wishing to undertake a research degree. The Administrative Officer also undertakes the administration of formal applications for entry into research degrees within the Business School and responds to queries raised by academic staff and prospective students about the process.