Meet the Faculty PGR Admin Team!

Our PGR Administrators are here to help at every stage of your PhD. The Faculty PGR Hub is led by the Medical School PGR Administrators and also has a representative in each department. Find out who's who here!

Medical School: PGR Administration Team Leader
Jodie Burnham

Jodie photoEmail:
Tel: +44 (0) 114 21 59571
Office: K127, K Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital


  • Main point of contact for PGR issues
  • Organisation/advertising of Medical School DDP modules
  • Administrator for the Faculty Postgraduate Induction Course (PIC)
  • 2nd Year Poster Presentations at the Annual Medical School Research Meeting
  • 2nd Year Thesis Plans
  • PGR Representative to the RMWG Committee
  • Managing the process and recruitment for Faculty Scholarships for Medical School projects
  • Secretary to School Graduate Research Committee
  • Advertising and recruitment to School PGR vacancies
  • Student data & statistics
  • Monitors accounts for Research Council funded students
  • Liaison with Department Managers for student planning
  • PGR Webpages
  • PebblePad

Medical School: PGR Administrator (Admissions & Ethics)
Paula Blackwell

Paula BlackwellEmail:
Tel: +44 (0) 114 21 59570
Office: K126, K Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital


  • All initial queries and applications relating to prospective MPhil, PhD and MD students, including joint/remote location & staff candidates
  • Induction for all PGR students
  • Allocation of Personal Tutors
  • Disability Liason Officer (DLO) for all PGR's

Medical School: PGR Administrator (Student Attendance & Progress Monitoring)
Carol Fidler

PGR Team - Carol FidlerEmail:
Ext: +44 (0) 114 21 59572
Office: K127, K Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital


Are you in ScHARR, Dentistry, Human Communication Sciences or Nursing & Midwifery? If so, your hub rep works within your department.

Department PGR Admin & hub rep
Human Communication Sciences Kathryn Sharpe & Sheila Corry
Dentistry Sue Spriggs
Nursing & Midwifery Kate Chadwick
ScHARR Kirsty Tolmay

Are you a supervisor? Watch our short Powtoon to find out more about how our team can help you: