Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Staff Profile

Matthew McCallum

Faculty Research Strategy Manager


Matt is the Faculty Research Manager for Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE). His role is the Professional Services (PS) lead for research within the Faculty. He is the research business partner to the Faculty Dean of Research & Innovation (R&I), supporting the development and implementation of the University and Faculty research strategies. 

He is Director of Member Engagement for the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA), co-champion of the research evaluation special interest group (SIG) and a member of the Editorial Working Group. 

He is a passionate believer in the positive transformative power of higher education and an advocate for social justice. 


Newcastle University, UK – BA Hons, Philosophical Studies 2:1.


Director (Member Engagement) - ARMA Board of Directors

Co-Chair - ARMA Research Evaluation Special Interest Group

Member - ARMA Editorial Group

Governor - Newcastle upon-Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust

Key Skills

Analytics. Strategic delivery. Service design. Leadership and staff development.