Dr Gail De Blaquiere

  • Email: gail.de-blaquiere@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5901
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 8533
  • Address: Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering,
    Devonshire Building,
    Newcastle University,
    Newcastle upon Tyne,
    NE1 7RU.

Currently a Lecturer in Postgraduate Skills Development, I have been responsible for the strategic direction and delivery of training for research students in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) since 2007.

The SAgE Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme provides support for the learning and development of research students in a structured manner whilst allowing individual learning.  I am responsible for the development of new training and development initiatives within the Faculty. I  have also instigated a number of University-wide projects supporting the development of researchers across the whole University.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Chair of the Faculty Researcher Development Board
  • Member of Graduate School Committee
  • Researcher Development representative on PGR Subcommittee of ULTSEC
  • University Contact for Vitae
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


  • Bsc (Hons)
  • PhD
  • Postgraduate Certificate - Advanced Studies in Academic Practice