School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

By Academic Group

Staff by Academic Group

We list the staff within the School's four overarching Natural and Environmental Sciences academic groups and their sub-groups on this page.

Bio-Economy

Animal Science

Dr Mike Althaus
Lecturer in Animal Physiology

Email:
Telephone: 01912084700

Dr Lucy Asher
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 4638

Dr Andrew Beard
DELT and Lecturer in Animal Production Science

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

Dr Timothy Boswell
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8502

Gillian Butler
Senior Lecturer

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

Dr Abdul Chaudhry
Lecturer in Animal Science & Nutrition

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

Dr Catherine Douglas
Lecturer and Degree Programme Director Animal Science

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6870

Dr Jonathan Guy
Senior Lecturer

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

Professor Ilias Kyriazakis
Prof of Animal Health & Nutrition

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

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

Dr Miguel Velazquez
Lecturer in in Reproductive Physiology

Email:
Telephone: +44(0 )191 208 6903


Agriculture Production Systems

Dr Paul Bilsborrow
Senior Lecturer

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

Professor Neil Boonham
Chair of Applied Crop Science

Email:
Telephone: 07780825544

Gillian Butler
Senior Lecturer

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

Professor Robert Edwards
Head of School - Institute Director, IAFRI

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6869

Dr Jeremy Robert Franks
Senior Lecturer

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

Dr Dave George
Reader in Precision Agronomy

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5377

John Gowing
Reader in Agricultural Water Management

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

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 2086928

Dr Ankush Prashar
Lecturer in Crop Science

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


Plant and Microbial Sciences

Dr Vasilios Andriotis
Lecturer in Metabolic Biochemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)1912 084510

Professor Jerry Barnes
Professor of Environmental Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4850

Professor Anne Borland
Professor of Plant Physiology and Research Group Head (Plant and Microbial Biology)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4803

Dr Gary Caldwell
Senior Lecturer in Applied Marine Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6660

Dr Fiona Cuskin
Lecturer in Metabolic Biochemistry

Email:

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5512

Professor Angharad MR Gatehouse
Professor of Invertebrate Molecular Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8838

Emeritus Professor Michael Goodfellow
Senior Research Investigator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7706

Dr Alison Graham
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6946

Dr Ethan Hack
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8576

Dr Thomas Howard
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: 0191 2084854

Dr Maxim Kapralov
Senior Lecturer

Email:

Professor Hans-Peter Klenk
Professor of Microbial Genomics and Diversity

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5138

Dr Jon Marles-Wright
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4855

Dr Maria Del Carmen Montero-Calasanz
Lecturer in Biology of Actinomycetes

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4943

Professor Frank Sargent
Associate Dean (Research & Innovation)

Email:
Telephone: 0191 20 85138

Dr James Stach
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4813

Dr Tahar Taybi
Teaching Fellow

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7882

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 3077

Professor William Willats
Prof of Molecular Agri-Diagnostics


Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences

Dr Nicholas Aldred
Senior Research Associate

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6653

Professor Grant Burgess
Professor of Marine Biotechnology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6717 (office)

Professor Tony Clare
Professor of Marine Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5918

Dr Martyn Kurr
Teaching Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5345

Molecular & Materials Science

Energy Structure and Dynamics

Professor Andrew Benniston
Deputy Head of School

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5706

Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Senior Research Investigator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6649

Dr Fabio Cucinotta
Lecturer in Physical Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8507

Dr Elizabeth Gibson
Reader in Energy Materials

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5541

Dr Jerry Hagon
Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7380

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8660

Professor Werner Hofer
Professor of Chemical Physics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)208 4638

Dr Thomas Penfold
Reader in Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6924

Dr Mike Probert
Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, Head of Crystallography

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6641

Professor Ulrich Stimming
Professor of Physical Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6786

Dr Nick Walker
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7028


Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Dr Agnieszka Bronowska
Senior Lecturer in Computational Medicinal Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3506

Dr Celine Cano
Reader in Medicinal Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7060

Dr Michael Carroll
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7074

Dr Daniel Cole
Lecturer in Computational Med Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 3614

Dr Johan Eriksson
Teaching Fellow in Chemistry

Professor Bernard Golding
Senior Research Investigator

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6647

Dr Michael Hall
Senior Lecturer in Organic and Biological Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7321

Dr Ian Hardcastle
Reader in Medicinal Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6645

Dr Lee Higham
Senior Lecturer and SNES Academic Lead for Employability and Enterprise

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5542

Dr James Knight
Lecturer in Radiochemistry

Dr Zuleykha McMillan
Senior Demonstrator in Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8536

Professor Mike Waring
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8591


Functional Materials

Dr Toni Carruthers
Lecturer in Physical Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)19120 87025

Dr Simon Doherty
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6537

Dr John Errington
Reader Metalorganic Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6643

Dr David Fulton
Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7065

Dr Ben Horrocks
Reader in Physical Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5619

Professor Andrew Houlton
Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6262

Dr Keith Izod
Reader in Main Group Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7101

Dr Julian Knight
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7068

Dr Hanno Kossen
Teaching Fellow in Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8536

Dr Cristina Navarro Reguero
Teaching Fellow in Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8536

Dr Andrew Pike
Senior Lecturer Chemical Nanoscience, Chemistry Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7061

Dr Eimer Tuite
Senior Lecturer in Biophysical Chemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5523

Ecosystems

Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

Dr Geoffrey Abbott
Reader in Organic Geochemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6608

Dr Sanem Acikalin Cartigny
Lecturer in Geology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6426

Dr Martin Cooke
Director Postgraduate Studies

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5313

Dr Julia Cooper
Lecturer in Soil Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6883

Professor Richard Davies
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Global

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6058/5060

Dr Shannon Flynn
Lecturer in Inorganic Geochemistry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (191) 208 4515

Dr Neil Gray
Reader in Geomicrobiology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4887

Professor Ian Head
Dean of Research & Innovation

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4806

Dr Mark Ireland
Lecturer in Energy Geoscience

Email:

Dr Martin Jones
Analytical Facilities Manager

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8628

Dr Elisa Lopez-Capel
Research Associate in Urban Soil Science

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

Professor David Manning
Professor of Soil Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6610

Dr Miguel Morales Maqueda
Senior Lecturer in Oceanography

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8837

Professor Yit Arn Teh
Professor of Soil Science

Email:

Dr Jon Telling
Lecturer in Geochemistry/Geomicrobiology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (191) 208 7893

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6228

Professor Robert Upstill-Goddard
Professor of Marine Biogeochemistry; Director of Expertise in Ecosytem Change; President: UK Challenger Society for Marine Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5065

Dr Cees van der Land
Lecturer in Geosciences

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6513


Modelling, Evidence and Policy

Email:
Telephone: 0191 2083079

Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6673

Professor Philip McGowan
Professor of Conservation Science and Policy

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6664

Dr Aileen Mill
Senior Lecturer in Vertebrate Ecology and Biodiversity

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5961

Professor Sarah O'Brien
Prof of Translational Agritechnology

Email:

Email:

Dr Marion Pfeifer
Lecturer in Ecology, Conservation & Management

Email:
Telephone: 0191 20 85626

Dr Pete Robertson
Professor of Practice - Wildlife Management

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8699

Professor Stephen Rushton
Prof of Biological Modelling

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3046

Dr Roy Sanderson
Lecturer in Biological Modelling

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3044

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3050

Dr Gavin Stewart
Senior Lecturer in Evidence Synthesis

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Ecology

Helen Adamson
Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 6915

Dr Per Berggren
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5676

Dr Richard Bevan
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8934

Professor John Bythell
Prof of Coral Reef Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6674

Dr Jane Delany
Senior Lecturer/Head of Dove Marine Laboratory

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 3053 (Dove) OR ++44 191 2226671 (Ridley)

Emeritus Professor Alasdair Edwards
Professor of Coral Reef Ecology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6898

Dr Darren Evans
Reader in Ecology and Conservation

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 2085310

Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6673

Dr James Guest
ERC Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 2083619

Dr Emmi Hall
Teaching Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3047

Dr Alan Jamieson
Senior Lecturer in Marine Ecology

Email:
Telephone: 01912 085067

Dr Sara Marsham
Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5868 (Ridley); +44 (0) 191 208 3056 (Dove)

Dr Simon Peacock
Lecturer in Environmental Science

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

Professor Nick Polunin
Professor of Marine Environmental Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6675

Dr Gordon Port
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6894

Dr Janet Simkin
Teaching Fellow

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 7435

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 208 3059 (Dove) or +44(0)191 208 5282 (Ridley)

Dr Colin Tosh
Lecturer - Ecology, Evolution, Computational Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7899

Professor Mark Whittingham
Professor of Applied Ecology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6599

Dr Benjamin Wigham
Lecturer in Marine Biology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7831/3054

Dr Kirsten Wolff
Reader in Evolutionary Genetics

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 4852

Applied Social Sciences

Professor Graham Bonwick
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: 07971059997

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

Dr Orla Collins
Degree Programme Director (DPD) BSc Food Business Management and Marketing

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

Professor Lynn Frewer
Professor of Food & Society

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

Professor Guy Garrod
Professor of Environmental and Rural Studies

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

Dr Menelaos Gkartzios
Senior Lecturer in Planning & Development

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

Dr Carmen Hubbard
Senior Lecturer

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

Dr Glyn Jones
Environmental economist, Fera

Email:
Telephone: 01904 462744

Dr Sharron Kuznesof
Senior Lecturer

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

Dr Diogo Monjardino De Souza Monteiro
Senior Lecturer in Agribusiness

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

Dr Luca Panzone
Lecturer in Consumer Behaviour

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 1912083594

Professor Jeremy Phillipson
Prof of Rural Development

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

Professor Mark Reed
Prof of Socio-Technical Innovation

Email:
Telephone: 07538082343

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

Professor Sally Shortall
Duke of Northumberland Professor of Rural Economy

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6882