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Who to talk to about your impact

For further information and guidance, please contact your Departmental Impact Lead. They will be able to work with you to develop your impact or signpost you to the relevant support in your Faculty or the Research Services team.

Arts & Humanities

Departmental Impact Leads

Department Impact Lead


Professor Caroline Jackson
Professor Peter Day

School of English

Professor Sue Vice


Dr Siobhan Lambert-Hurley


Dr Dorothy Ker


Stephen Laurence

School of Languages & Culture

Dr Seán Williams

Faculty contacts

Amy Ryall
T: 0114 222 9709

Dr Amanda Crawley Jackson
Faculty Director for Impact and External Engagement


Departmental Impact Leads

Department Impact Lead
Automatic Control & Systems Engineering Dr Stuart Wrigley
Chemical & Biological Engineering Dr Robert Falconer
Civil & Structural Engineering Professor Matthew Gilbert
Computer Science Professor Hamish Cunningham
Electronic & Electrical Engineering Dr Jon Willmott
Material Science & Engineering Dr Chris Holland
Mechanical Engineering Professor Kirill Horoshenkov

Faculty contact

Elinor Noble
T: 0114 222 9735

Medicine, Dentistry & Health

Departmental Directors of Impact and Innovation

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Clinical Dentistry Professor Fiona Boissonade
Human Communication Sciences Dr Stuart Cummingham
Oncology & Metabolism Professor James Catto
Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Professor Jon Sayers
Professor Sheila Francis
Neuroscience Dr Kurt de Vos
Nursing & Midwifery Dr Claire Gardiner
ScHARR Surinder Bangar
Medical Education Professor Deborah Murdoch-Eaton

Faculty contact

Sue Smith
T: 0114 222 8723


Department Impact Leads

Department Impact Lead
Animal & Plant Sciences Professor Charles Wellman
Biomedical Science Professor Bazbek Davletov
Chemistry Professor Steve Armes
Deputy Professor Joe Harrity
School of Maths & Statistics Dr Richard Wilkinson
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Dr Ewald Hettema
Physics & Astronomy Dr Ashley Cadby
Psychology Professor Paul Norman

Faculty Knowledge Exchange Team

T: 0114 222 5075

Social Sciences

 Department Impact Leads

Department Impact Lead
Architecture Professor Jian Kang
Economics Professor Jenny Roberts
Education Professor Dan Goodley
Geography Dr Adam Whitworth
Journalism Professor Jackie Harrison
Information School Dr Paul Reilly
Landscape Professor Nigel Dunnett
Law Dr Adam White
Management School Professor Tim Vorley
Politics Professor Allister McGregor
Urban Studies and Planning Professor Hendrik Wagenaar
School of East Asian Studies Dr Kate Taylor-Jones
Sociological Studies Professor Helen Kennedy

Further details of Social Science support are also available via the Social Science Partnerships, Impact and Knowledge Exchange (SSPIKE) webpages.

Faculty contact

Sarah Howson
T: 0114 2228384

Research Services Impact

Sarah Geere
Institutional Impact coordinator
T: 0114 22 27435

Nicola Strafford
Impact Consultant
T: 0114 22 27449