Faculty of Medical Sciences

Career Development Group

The Medical Faculty is committed to support the careers of our early career researchers. The career development group recognise the critical importance of developing the careers of our future scientific leaders. Please contact a representative from your institute for advice if you are considering applying for a fellowship.

Chair

Professor Derek Mann
Dean of Research & Innovation (Non-Clin)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3851

Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences

Professor Caroline Austin
Professor of Molecular Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8864

Professor Jonathan Higgins
Professor of Eukaryotic Molecular Cell Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7431

Dr Paula Salgado
Lecturer in Macromolecular Crystallography

Email:
Telephone: 01912087432

Dr Kevin Waldron
University Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7369

Institute of Cellular Medicine

Professor Simi Ali
Professor of Immunobiology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7158

Dr Catharien Hilkens
Reader in Immunotherapy

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8026

Institute of Genetic Medicine

Professor Helen Arthur
Professor of Cardiovascular Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8648

Dr Gavin Hudson
Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8650

Institute of Health and Society

Professor Judith Rankin
Prof Maternal & Perinatal Epidemiology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5267

Professor Falko Sniehotta
Prof Behaviour Medicine & Health Psychol

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3815

Northern Institute of Cancer Research

Professor Steven Clifford
Professor of Molecular Paediatric Oncology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2229

Professor Craig Robson
Professor of Molecular Urology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4426

Dr Lisa Russell
Newcastle University Research Fellow

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Institute of Neuroscience

Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor of Ethology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5056

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8028

School of Dental Sciences

Dr John Taylor
Senior Lecturer in Molecular Immunology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8694

Research Support

Darren Airey
Asst. Research Funding Development Mgr

Email:
Telephone: 0191 282 6776

Dr Gwen Averley
Research Funding Development Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 6775 (From a University Ext. 21-26775)

Lesley Heseltine
Senior Organisational Development Adviser (Research Staff)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2277

Kay Howes
Research Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7460

Claire McCormick
Human Resources Adviser

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8712