Doctoral College staff directory
Leadership team:
Professor Richard Yarwood, Director of Doctoral College
Dr Sana Murrani, Deputy Director of the Doctoral College – Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business
Professor David Bilton , Deputy Director of the Doctoral College – Faculty of Science and Engineering
Dr Nicholas Troop, Deputy Director of the Doctoral College – Faculty of Health: for Schools of Psychology, Nursing and Midwifery, and Health Professions
Dr Claudia Barros, Deputy Director of the Doctoral College – Faculty of Health: for Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
Dr Cristina Rivas, Doctoral College Manager.
Postgraduate research support team:
Sarah Carne, Senior Research Administrator, Doctoral College
Cher Cressey, Doctoral College Administrator
Adam Green, Doctoral College Administrator
Nikki King, Doctoral College Administrator
Catherine McCoulough, Doctoral College Administrator
Jane Mole, Doctoral College Administrator
Anna Walke, Doctoral College Administrator
Research degree admissions team:
Tracey Gale, Senior Admissions Administrator
Julie Thompson, Doctoral College Administrator (Admissions)
Researcher development team:
Sarah Kearns, Researcher Development Manager
Julia Crocker, Doctoral College Administration Assistant

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.

They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you
Psychology PhD student and supervisor
<p>Postgraduate research students listening to a talk</p>