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Find your Academic Career Development Lead


Published: 15 October 2019

Version: 12 - February 2024

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Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs)


Academic Career Development Lead


ARC East Midlands

Dr Emma Rowley

ARC East of England

Professor Eneida Mioshi

ARC Greater Manchester

Dr Penny Lewis

ARC Kent Surrey and Sussex

Professor Sally Kendall

Julie MacInnes

ARC North East and North Cumbria

Oonagh McGee

ARC North Thames

Professor Angela Harden

ARC North West Coast

Alison McLoughlin

Colette Miller

ARC North West London

Dr Rowan Myron

ARC Oxford and the Thames Valley

Dr Katherine Tucker

ARC South London

Professor Cilla Harries 

ARC South West Peninsula

Professor Victoria Goodwin (MBE)

ARC Wessex

Professor Cathy Bowen

ARC West

Rob Grieve

Dr Julie Mytton

ARC West Midlands

Dr Sara Muller

ARC Yorkshire and Humber

Sam Debbage

Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs)


Academic Career Development Lead


Barts BRC

Professor Steffan Peterson

Birmingham BRC

Dr Patricia Lalor

Bristol BRC



Cambridge BRC

Professor Mena Clatworthy

Exeter BRC

Adilia Warris 

Great Ormond Street Hospital BRC

Dr Phillipa Mills


Imperial BRC

Leeds BRC

Dr Carole Burnett

Dr Sarah Mackie

Leicester BRC

Dr James King

Manchester BRC

Professor Georgina Moulton

Maudsley BRC

Dr Rina Dutta

Moorfields BRC

Professor Phil Luthert

Newcastle BRC

Dr Arthur Pratt

Nottingham BRC

Dr David Humes

Oxford BRC

Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones

Dr Karen Bell

Oxford Health BRC

Professor Kate Saunders

Royal Marsden and the Institute of Cancer Research BRC

Dr Irene Chong 

Sheffield BRC

Professor Oliver Bandmann

Southampton BRC

Dr Karl Staples

University College London Hospitals BRC

Professor Daniel Davis

Health Protection Research Units (HPRUs)


Academic Career Development Lead


HPRU Behavioural Science and Evaluation

Dr Hannah Christensen

HPRU Blood Borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections




HPRU Chemical Radiation Threats and Hazards

Dr Frédéric Piel

HPRU Emergency Preparedness and Response

Dr Iain Lake

HPRU Emerging and Zoonotic Infections

Dr Lance Turtle

HPRU Environmental Change and Health



HPRU Environmental Exposure and Health (Imperial College London)

Dr Stephanie Wright

HPRU Environmental Exposure and Health (Leicester University)

Professor Mick Whelan

Dr Kaja Milczewska

HPRU Gastrointestinal Infections

Dr Helen Clough

HPRU Genomics and Enabling Data

Dr Marie Chattaway

HPRU Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (Imperial College London)

Professor Shiranee Sriskandan

HPRU Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (University of Oxford)

Professor Sarah Walker (non-clinical)

Professor Tim Peto (clinical)

HPRU Modelling and Health Economics

Professor Peter White

HPRU Respiratory Infections

Dr Joe Fenn 

HPRU Vaccines and Immunisation

Dr Tracey Chantler

Dr Helen McDonald

Patient Safety Research Collaborations (PSRCs)


Academic Career Development Lead


Central London PSRC

Dr Zoe Brummell

Greater Manchester PSRC

Professor Roger Webb

Midlands PSRC

Lorraine Harper

Newcastle PSRC

Niina Kolehmainen

Annette Hand

North West London PSRC

Kate Grailey

Yorkshire and Humber PSRC

Beth Fylan

NIHR Schools


Academic Career Development Lead


School for Primary Care Research

Professor Hazel Everitt

Professor Steph Taylor

School for Public Health Research

Professor Rona Campbell

School for Social Care Research

Professor Catherine Robinson