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Senior Leadership Team:

Professor Martin Roderick, Head of Department

Professor Brett Smith, Director of Research

Dr Sue Bock, Director of Education

Mrs Annisa Crich, Department Manager 


General Contacts :

Name Email
Finance administration
Learning and Teaching Manager
Learning and Teaching Administration (UG)
Operations and Reception
PG Administration
Senior Research Administrator

Head of Department :

Name Position Email
Professor Martin Roderick Head of Department

Sports & Exercise Sciences Staff:

Name Position Email
Dr Susan Bock Director of Education, Associate Professor (Teaching)
Mr Robert Cramb  Director of UG Programmes Associate Professor (Teaching) 
Dr Katie Di-Sebastiano Assistant Professor

Dr Caroline Dodd-Reynolds Associate Professor

John Gray Teaching Fellow (Fixed Term)
Dr Karen Hind Associate Professor
Dr Patrick Jachyra  Assistant Professor

Dr Iain Lindsey Associate Professor 

Dr Lindsay Macnaughton Assistant Professor

Dr Shaun Mclaren Teaching Fellow (Fixed Term)

Dr Emily Oliver

Associate Professor 

Diretor of Postgraduate Research 

Dr Cassandra Phoenix  Associate Professor in Physical Activity and Health 
Dr Stacey Pope Associate Professor
Dr Emma Poulton Associate Professor
Dr AJ Rankin-Wright 

Assistant Professor
Professor Brett Smith Director of Research, Professor of Disability and Physical Activity
  Advanced Technican  
Professor Carolyn Summerbell Professor

Professional Support Staff:

Name Position Email
Miss Lucy Cawson Senior Research Administrator (Weekdays 9:15 - 12:45)
Mrs Annisa Crich Department Manager
Faith Jones  Learning and Teaching Manager
Anna Loughlin  Learning and Teaching Administrator (PG)
Miss Rebecca Strong Operations Administrator
Ms Lisa Tempest Learning and Teaching Administrator (UG)

Sport & Exercise Sciences Research Staff:

Name Position Email
Dr Fiona Duncan Research Associate
Dr Naomi Griffin Research Associate
Dr Nicky Keay Honorary Research Fellow
Dr Stephanie Morris  Research Associate 
Dr Javier Monforte Research Associate
Emily Owen  Postdotoral Research Associate
Evgenia Stepanova  Postdoctoral Research Associate 
Phillippa Kyle  Research Assistant 

Postgraduate Research Students:

Name Position Email
Mr. Khaled Alsofyani Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Miss Nourah Basalem Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mr. Howard Bennett Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Eleanor Boden Postgraduate Research Student( PhD) 
Miss Marianna Bottiglieri Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Gianmarco Dellacasa  Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mrs Caroline Dower Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mr Ian Entwistle Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mr. Patrick Eveleigh Postgraduate Research Student (MRES)  
Ms Amee Gill Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mr Thomas Goodbourn Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mr William Jones Postgraduate Research Student (MRES) 
Miss Lauren Kamperman Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Natalie Konerth Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mrs Jo Long Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Miss Amy Mccarthy Postgraduate Research Student (MRES) 
Grace Mccatty Postgraduate Research Student (MRES) 
Miss Margaret Mcclain Postgraduate Research Student (MRES) 
Mr. Jake Netherway Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Miss Alice Pearson Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Miss Sophie Phillips Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Benjamin Rigby Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Mr Joseph Schenkel Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Miss Wei Wang Postgraduate Research Student (PhD) 
Miss Annie Williams Postgraduate Research Student (MRES) 
Miss Jessica Woodward Postgraduate Research Student (MRES) 
Miss Zhuotong Wu Postgraduate Research Student (PhD)