Contact the Knowledge Exchange Team

To discuss collaboration, commercialisation and funding opportunities, please contact our Knowledge Exchange Team. Individual contacts are listed below, or you can email

Meg LewisDr Megan Lewis

P3 Business Development Manager

Meg completed her PhD in molecular biochemistry at the University of Sheffield, followed by a year in BIS on the Higher Education team. She then managed research and development for a SME, developing technologies for in-vitro cell culture. For the P3 centre, Meg connects academics with external partners to build collaborations with wide-reaching impact.

+44 (0)114 222 9775
Megan on LinkedIn

Aldous EverardAldous Everard

Physical Science Business Development Manager

Aldous has been based in the Department of Physics and Astronomy since 2011, following his MSc in Renewable Energy in the Built Environment. During this time he has worked with the Sheffield Solar team and with Science and Technology Facilities Council researchers in Physics, Maths and Engineering. Prior to this he worked in various sectors and set up his own business in environmental monitoring.

+44 (0)114 222 3533
Aldous on LinkedIn

Joe GauntDr Joe Gaunt

Polymer Centre Manager

Since completing his chemistry PhD at the University of Sheffield Joe has carried out postdoctoral academic research, worked in industry, sales and marketing and helped set up a technology based start-up. He is now the Manager of the Polymer Centre, helping to connect industrialists with academics to create mutually beneficial collaborations.

+44 (0)114 222 9440
Joe on LinkedIn

Graham KiddleDr Graham Kiddle

Research Strategy Manager

Graham works in the Research and Innovation Services (R&IS) team coordinating Faculty of Science-related projects. Graham and other R&IS colleagues work closely with the Science Knowledge Exchange Team to maximise knowledge exchange across the Faculty and the wider University.

+44 (0)114 222 1438
Graham on LinkedIn

Research and Innovation Services

Jesamine HughesJesamine Hughes

Administrative Assistant (Research Support)

Jesamine joined the University of Sheffield from a busy administration role at Sheffield Hallam University. Jes brings a range of experience from the worlds of academia, international marketing and public relations. She provides administrative support to the knowledge exchange team and assists with knowledge exchange activities and events.

+44 (0)114 222 5078