School of Biology

Staff

Head of School

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5138

Academic staff

Professor Jerry Barnes
Prof of Environ Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 243 0871

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8934

Professor Anne Borland
Professor of Plant Physiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4803

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8502

Professor John Bythell
Prof of Coral Reef Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6674

Dr Martin Edwards
Teaching Fellow: Molecular, Micro & Cell Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5512

Emeritus Professor Alasdair Edwards
Professor of Coral Reef Ecology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4855

Dr Darren Evans
Reader in Ecology and Conservation

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3043

Dr Heather Finlayson
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5359

Professor Angharad MR Gatehouse
Professor of Invertebrate Molecular Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8838

Emeritus Professor Michael Goodfellow
Senior Research Investigator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7706

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6946

Dr Ethan Hack
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8576

Dr Emmi Hall
Teaching Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3047

Dr Thomas Howard
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 2084854

Dr Philip McGowan
Senior Lecturer in Biodiversity and Conservation

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6664

Dr Aileen Mill
Lecturer in Vertebrate Ecology and Biodiversity

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5961

Dr Maria Montero-Calasanz
Lecturer in Biology of Actinomycetes

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4943

Dr Marion Pfeifer
Lecturer in Ecology, Conservation & Management

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Telephone: 0191 20 85626

Dr Gordon Port
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6894

Dr Claire Rind
Reader in Invertebrate Neurobiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6681

Dr Pete Robertson
Professor of Practice - Wildlife Management

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8699

Professor Stephen Rushton
Prof of Biological Modelling

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3046

Dr Roy Sanderson
Lecturer in Biological Modelling

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3044

Dr Peter Simmons
Reader in Neurobiology & Behaviour

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6457

Dr James Stach
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7709

Dr Colin Tosh
Lecturer - Ecology, Evolution, Computational Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7899

Professor Mark Whittingham
Professor of Applied Ecology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6599

Dr Kirsten Wolff
Reader in Evolutionary Genetics

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Telephone: 0191 208 4852

Administrative staff

Jill Elliott
Office Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6889

Jan Fife
Personal Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6268

Kerry Harvey
Receptionist and Teaching Office Support

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6441

Rachel Marshall
Learning & Teaching Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6589

Heather Martin
School Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6601

David Moir
School Administrator - Research and Outreach

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7879

Catherine O'Brien
Academic Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6269

Sarah Thomson
Senior Academic Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4848

Technical staff

Mark Bendall
Technical Services Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4842

Ros Brown
Teaching & Project Laboratory Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6874

Gillian Davison
Research Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4826

Miriam Earnshaw
Teaching & Project Laboratory Tech

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Telephone: 0191 2086874

Roger Furness
ICT Officer (SAgE)

Sean Gettings
Teaching Laboratory Technician

Email:
Telephone: (0191) 208 6654

Victoria Landless
Teaching Laboratory Technician

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Telephone: 0191 208 6654

Helen Martin
Research Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4834

Dr Matthew Peake
Research Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4832

Dr Kirsten Wyness
Senior Teaching Lab Tech

Visitors and associates

Professor Andrew Cockburn
Visiting Professor

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Dr David Cowan
Associate Lecturer

Dr Matt Hiron
Visiting Fellow

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Dr Julie Lane
Associate Lecturer

Arthur Leewis
Guest Member of Staff

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5626

Dr Niall Moore
Associate Lecturer


Telephone: 0039 0812539195

Dr Graham Smith
Associate Lecturer

Professor Chris Tapsell
Visiting Professor of Practice


Telephone: +44 (0) 1763 207300

Dr Alastair Ward
Associate Lecturer

Research staff

Dr Alasdair Blain
Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3079

Dr Lorena Carro Garcia
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)1912084853

Dr Andrew Close
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5978

Jack Lee
Research Assistant

Dr Ailsa McKenzie
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6898

Dr Imen Nouioui
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)1912084837

Dr William Reid
Research Associate (Biological Modeller)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3076

Dr Mark Shirley
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3050

Dr Tahar Taybi
Senior Research Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4821

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3784

Dr Zelda Van Der Waal
Research Associate