Portrait of a Woman 2017

This photo exhibition celebrates women who have made a special contribution to the life of the University. This exhibition is made up entirely of women that have been nominated by staff or students and we hope that the exhibition will form part of our ongoing commitment to recognise the achievements of our outstanding female colleagues.

Miss Pauline Boulding

Miss Pauline Boulding_thumbnailPauline was a well-loved centre point of the Department of Chemistry’s common room until her retirement in 2015, and remains a loyal source of support her colleagues.

About Pauline

Mrs Lesley Bruce

Mrs Lesley Bruce_thumbnailLesley’s work has been instrumental in transforming cancer research at the University into an internationally-leading discipline.

About Lesley

Mrs Tracy Carr

Mrs Tracy Carr_thumbnailTracy is both a respected leader and highly-skilled professional, serving as Executive Chef for Accommodation and Commercial Services.

About Tracy

Mrs Helen Dingle

Mrs Helen Dingle_thumbnailHelen works tirelessly to ensure the University’s ambitions and values are prioritised in her role as Director of Finance.

About Helen

Professor J. Cheryl Exum

Professor J. Cheryl Exum thumbnailCheryl is a preeminent figure in Biblical Studies, who forged the way for women in a male dominated discipline.

About Cheryl

Mrs Linda Gray

Mrs Linda Gray_thumbnailBefore retirement, Linda worked as an indispensable advocate for student support in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering for almost 40 years.

About Linda

Professor Angie Hobbs

Professor Angie Hobbs_thumbnailAngie is a globally celebrated scholar in the Department of Philosophy who is known for her high-profile work championing the application of philosophy to current concerns.

About Angie

Mrs Wendy Hobson_thumbnailMs Wendy Hobson

As our highly-respected Head of Events, Wendy is the unseen force behind the University’s outstanding professional reputation.

About Wendy

Professor Glynis Jones

Professor Glynis Jones_thumbnailGlynis has been carrying out outstanding research and teaching in the Department of Archaeology for over 30 years.

About Glynis

Professor Lorraine Maltby

Professor Lorraine Maltby_thumbnailLorraine has been widely regarded as an exceptional leader throughout her illustrious career in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences.

About Lorraine

Professor Cathy Nutbrown

Professor Cathy Nutbrown_thumbnailCathy is an inspirational teacher and researcher in the School of Education whose work has had a profound impact on early childhood education.

About Cathy

Professor Alicia O'Cathain_thumbnailProfessor Alicia O'Cathain

Alicia leads groundbreaking research that transforms treatment for patients as Director of the Medical Care Research Unit.

About Alicia

Professor Glenys Parry

Professor Glenys Parry_thumbnailGlenys applies her wealth of expertise as a Professor of Applied Psychological Therapies in the School of Health and Related Research.

About Glenys

Professor Marysia Placzek

Professor Marysia Placzek_thumbnailMarysia is a professor in the Department of Biomedical Science, and has inspired staff and students alike with her pioneering leadership.

About Marysia

Professor Vida Nasserzadeh-Sharifi

Professor Vida Sharifi_thumbnailVida’s dedication to the study of Chemical Engineering led her to be appointed as the department’s first female professor. This milestone opened the door for countless students and staff to be inspired and follow in her footsteps.

About Vida

Professor Gill Valentine

Professor Gill Valentine_thumbnailGill is an outstanding ambassador for equality in academia as both the Vice-President & Head of Faculty for Social Sciences and the University’s Senior LGBT Champion.

About Gill