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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


Bob Johnston

School of English

Professor Cathy Shrank


Dr Julia Hilner


Dr Dominic McHugh


Dominic Gregory

School of Languages & Culture

Julie Dobson

Faculty Impact Manager

Amy Ryall
T: 0114 222 9709

Faculty Director for Impact and External Engagement

Dr Amanda Crawley Jackson


Departmental Impact Leads

Department Impact Lead
Automatic Control & Systems Engineering Dr Robin Purshouse
Chemical & Biological Engineering Prof David James
Civil & Structural Engineering Professor Andy Tyas
Computer Science Professor Hamish Cunningham
Electronic & Electrical Engineering Prof Tim O'Farrell
Material Science & Engineering Dr Chris Holland
Mechanical Engineering Professor Kirill Horoshenkov

Faculty Impact Manager

Dr Allan Griffin

T: (0) 114 222 1880

Medicine, Dentistry & Health

Departmental Directors of Impact and Innovation

Department DDII
Clinical Dentistry Professor Fiona Boissonade
Human Communication Sciences Dr Stuart Cunningham
Oncology & Metabolism Professor James Catto
Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Prof Sheila Francis
Neuroscience Dr Kurt de Vos
Nursing & Midwifery Dr Claire Gardiner

Professor Sue Mawson

Surinder Bangar

Medical Education Professor Chris Burton

Faculty Impact Manager

Sarah Howson
T: 0114 222 8740


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
Physics & Astronomy Dr Ashley Cadby
Psychology Professor Paul Norman

Faculty Impact Manager

Stuart Fraser

T: 0114 222 9675

Social Sciences

 Department Impact Leads

Anna WeighallProf Paul Martin
Department Impact Lead
Architecture Professor Darren Robinson
Economics Professor Jenny Roberts
Education Dr Anna Weighall
Geography Dr Adam Whitworth
Journalism Professor Jackie Harrison
Information School Professor Val Gillet

Dr Ross Cameron,

Dr Helen Woolley

Law Dr Gwen Robinson
Management School Professor Jason Hayes
Politics Jennifer Watson
Urban Studies and Planning

Dr Ryan Powell

Dr Stephen Hincks

School of East Asian Studies Dr Kate Taylor-Jones
Sociological Studies Professor Paul Martin

Research Services Impact

Cliona Boyle
Institutional Impact Coordinator
T: 0114 222 7449

Sam Garwood
University Impact Officer
T: 0114 222 7435