As SiDE (http://www.side.ac.uk/) Research Secretary I am responsible for providing admin support for the entire Hub. I book travel for the project’s many Researchers, am responsible for all the purchasing and help plan/run events and organise internal research workshops. I'm extremely interested in supporting all of our Engagement work, both externally with the public and industry partners at a national and internationl levels, as well as regionally and internally across campus.
I have worked for Newcastle University for more than 5 years in Research support roles. I initially worked as Receptionist and Facilities coordinator in Culture Lab where I organised many conferences, seminars and research related activities.
Before working at the University I worked at STA Travel and in the hotel industry in Conference and Events.
Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA)
I am a keen traveller. I spent 14 months in SE Asia and Australasia both travelling & working. I enjoy cooking/baking and practicing yoga.