School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development

Staff by Role

Staff by Role

Academic Staff

Helen Adamson
Teaching Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6928

Dr Marcin Baranski
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6923

Dr Paul Bilsborrow
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6868

Dr Neil Boonham
Principle Investigator – Diagnostics & Plant Pathology, Fera

Email:
Telephone: 01904 462332

Sue Bradley
Research Associate in Oral History

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3267

Dr Kirsten Brandt
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5852

Dr Melissa Brazier-Hicks
Senior Research Associate/Lab Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3779

Paul Brereton
Head of Agri-food Research, Fera

Email:
Telephone: 01904 462545

Dr Iain Brownlee
Director of Operations for Food & Human Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +65 6908 6060

Dr Giles Budge
Head of Science, Fera

Email:
Telephone: 01904 462375

Gillian Butler
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 166 183 0222 or (0)191 208 6656

Dr Mei-Yen Chan
Senior Lecturer in Food and Human Nutrition

Email:

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8499

Dr Julia Cooper
Lecturer in Soil Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5589

Dr Emma Creighton
Programme Director for MSc Applied Animal Behaviour & Welfare

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 7726 553 779

Dr Pierpaolo Di Giminiani
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0191) 2083337

Dr Catherine Douglas
Lecturer and Degree Programme Director

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6870

Professor Sandra Edwards
Professor of Agriculture

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8350

Dr Joao Filipe
Research Associate

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Dr Jeremy Robert Franks
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7428

Professor Lynn Frewer
Professor of Food & Society

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8272

Guy Garrod
Reader in Environmental Economics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7552

Dr Menelaos Gkartzios
Senior Lecturer in Rural Studies

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6615

John Gowing
Reader in Agricultural Water Management

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8488

Dr Matthew Grainger
Research Associate

Dr Jonathan Guy
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6901

Professor David Harvey
Professor Emeritus

Dr Thomas Hill
Senior Lecturer in Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5071

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8854

Dr Andrew Hudson
Head of Microbiology, Food Quality and Safety, Fera

Email:
Telephone: 01904 462768

Dr Glyn Jones
Environmental economist, Fera

Email:
Telephone: 01904 462744

Dr Helen Kendall
Viscount Runciman Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6930

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8889

Professor Ilias Kyriazakis
Prof of Animal Health & Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6859

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5494

Professor Carlo Leifert
Res Dev Prof of Ecological Agriculture

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 166 183 0222

Dr Ilkka Leinonen
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6925

Dr Georg Lietz
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6893

Dr Wai Mun Loke
Associate Lecturer

Dr Elisa Lopez-Capel
Research Associate in Urban Soil Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6928

Dr Stephanie Matheson
Research Associate

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Dr Amy Miller
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5708

Dr Diogo Monjardino De Souza Monteiro
Senior Lecturer in Agr-Business Man

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6886

Dr Rick Mumford
Visiting Researcher

Abozar Nasirahmadi
Research Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)1912083591

Dr Gerry O'Brien
Lecturer in Food & Human Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +65 6908 6081

Dr Edward Okello
Executive Director of the Medicinal Plant Research Group

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5175

Dr Nawaporn Onkokesung
Research Associate

Dr Elizabeth Oughton
Principal Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8608

Dr Anthony Oxley
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5294

Dr Luca Panzone
Lecturer in Consumer Behaviour

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 1912083594

Simon Parker
Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 2086928

Dr Robert Payton
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7392

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8332

Professor Jeremy Phillipson
Prof of Rural Development

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8940

Dr Ankush Prashar
Lecturer in Crop Science

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 208 5103

Dr Amy Proctor
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8506

Marian Raley
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6460

Professor Mark Reed
Prof of Socio-Technical Innovation

Email:
Telephone: 07538082343

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6909

Frances Rowe
Honorary Fellow


Telephone: +44 (0) 7981 276585

Dr Eric Ruto
Guest Member of Staff

Dr Panagiotis Sakkas
Research Associate

Professor Chris Seal
Prof of Food & Human Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7650

Professor Sally Shortall
Duke of Northumberland Prof Rural Econ

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6882

Dr Janet Simkin
Teaching Fellow

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 7435

Dr Sokratis Stergiadis
Associate Researcher

Email:

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 208 3593

Dr Elizabeth Stockdale
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6915

Dr Barbara Sturm
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +49 5542 98-1603

Dr James Taylor
Senior Lecturer - Precision Farming

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)7502 983 460

Dr Pattanapong Tiwasing
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)19120885305

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)1912086903

Andrew Walker
Technician (Crop Protection)

Dr Michael Wallace
Senior Lecturer in Farm Business

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6921

Dr Anthony Watson
Research Associate & NU-Food Research Facility Manager

Email:
Telephone: 01912083592

Professor William Willats
Prof of Molecular Agri-Diagnostics

Administrative Staff

Karl Christensen
Industry Development Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8853

Jenny Conn
Cockle Park Operations Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2110

Paula Curry
Finance Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 8886

Susan Davies
Teaching and Learning Support Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6907

Jennifer Gilroy
Personal Assistant/Secretary

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 166 183 0222

Katherine Halliday Rowell
Finance Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 01661 832246

Katie Hardy
Marketing and Student Recruitment Manager

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 5498

Teresa Jordon
NU Farms Research Administrator

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6881

Sarah Levison
Deputy School Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5496

Anne Liddon
Science Communications Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6880

Kate McGill
School Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5084

Gabriella Michelini
Teaching & Learning Support Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6867

Nicky Parker
Student Recruitment & Admissions Coordin

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6574

Nikki Parker
PA to the Director of CRE

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6623

Debra Patterson
Research Admin Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3511

Alison Rowntree
Clerical Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6927

Karen Stubbs
PA/Project Support Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 8893

Gabrielle Vallons
Teaching & Learning Support Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6573

David Whittock
Accountant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 166 183 0222

Carolyn Wildsmith
Research Administrator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4597

Michelle Wood
Finance Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7603

Farm Business Survey Staff

Deborah Leitch
Senior Clerical Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6902

Catherine Maughan
Research Officer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6941

Charles Scott
Manager of Farm Business Survey

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6657

James Steele
Research Officer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6604

David Stubbs
Clerical Assistant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6902

Elliot James Taylor
Investigational Officer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6884

Farm Staff

Hazel Baker
Pig Stocksperson

Dr Marcin Baranski
Research Associate

Darren Beamond
Tractor Driver/Stocksperson

Nicola Bowers
Research technician

Mark Brett
Senior Livestock Technician

Email:
Telephone: 82115

Robert Burn
Farm Worker

Jenny Conn
Cockle Park Operations Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2110

Anthony Divers
Herdsman

Carole Divers
Farm Worker

Katherine Halliday Rowell
Finance Assistant

Email:
Telephone: 01661 832246

Adrian Harrison
Herdsman - Cockle Park

Email:
Telephone: 01670 790227

David Lawson
Farm Worker

Timothy Parkin
Farm Worker

Dr William Taylor
Farm Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 166 183 2246

David Watson
Farm Manager

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David Whittock
Accountant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 166 183 0222

Head of School

Professor Robert Edwards
Head of School - Institute Director, IAFRI

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6869

Singapore Staff

Dr Iain Brownlee
Director of Operations for Food & Human Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +65 6908 6060

Dr Mei-Yen Chan
Senior Lecturer in Food and Human Nutrition

Email:

Dr Saloni Kaur Dang
Lecturer in Food and Human Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +65 6908 6062

Dr Helen Kendall
Viscount Runciman Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6930

Dr Gerry O'Brien
Lecturer in Food & Human Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +65 6908 6081

Li Fang Ong
FHN Degree Programme Coordinator (Singapore)

Email:
Telephone: +65 6908 6054

Dr Lourdes Santos-Merx
Lecturer in Food and Human Nutrition

Email:
Telephone: +65 6908 6067

Technical Staff

Wendy Bal
Research Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6619

Michael Botha
Plant an Crop Production Technician

Nicola Bowers
Research technician

Mark Brett
Senior Livestock Technician

Email:
Telephone: 82115

Christopher Bulman
Research Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5469

Eleni Chatzidimitriou
Research technician

Email:
Telephone: (+44) (0) 1912086879

Louisa Craigs
Livestock Technician

Email:
Telephone: 07939641173

Steven Hall
IAFRI & Scientific Programme Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7962

Diane Holmes
Guest Member of Staff

Roy Lamb
Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6619

Fiona Maclachlan
Laboratory Technician (Teaching & Res)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6566

Emma Malcolm
Research Technician

Neil Parkin
Senior IT Technician (SAgE - AFRD)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4665

Peter Shotton
Senior Technician

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 4589

Sheralyn Smith
Research Technician

Visiting and Guest Staff

Dr David Coles
Guest Member of Staff

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8272

Dr Reza Ghorbani
Visiting Fellow

Dr Sumanto Haldar
Guest Member of Staff

Margaret Hall
Guest Member of Staff

Professor Andy Hart
Visiting Professor of Practice

Dr Lionel Hubbard
Guest Member of Staff


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6900

Dr Robert Shiel
Guest Member of Staff

Dr Hilary Talbot
Guest member of staff

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 2226928

Dr Tom Wakefiord
Visiting Fellow

Dr Paul Weightman
Guest Member of Staff

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 222 6900

Dr Abigail Woods
Visiting Fellow