School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Staff Profile

Nicky Parker

Assistant Research Officer Farm Business Survey

Background

Introduction:

April 2019

I work with a small specialist team at Newcastle University to recruit farm co-operators for the collection and analysis of physical and financial data from agricultural businesses for the Farm Business Survey.  This is the longest running independent survey of farm businesses, confidentially providing information on the financial position and business performance of farmers and growers.

September 2017:

I coordinate and manage the business development of NU Farms, NU Food and the Dove Marine Research Stations, promoting the conference and research facilities.  I have primary responsibility for the day to day general operations to ensure the successful management of all events held at the facilities. 

February 2016 - August 2017:

Student Recruitment, Marketing and Admissions Coordinator for undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research potential students. 

Qualifications:

Post Graduate Certificate in Education

Interests:

I enjoy and participate in a range of outdoor activities, to include: horse riding, skiing and walking.