Researchers' Forum

The Researchers’ Forum is UWE Bristol’s space for Research Associates, Research Fellows and Senior Research Fellows to meet, learn and have a voice.

Researchers' Forum objectives

The objectives of the forum are to:

  • keep UWE Bristol researchers up to date with university research strategy and policy, human resources and other relevant developments at UWE Bristol and beyond
  • enable UWE Bristol researchers to share good practice and common issues across all faculties, departments and research centres
  • offer development events specifically for research staff to support their career aspirations and grow as researchers at UWE Bristol
  • gather and take forward issues to the University on behalf of staff on research grades.

Planning group

The Researchers' Forum Planning Group comprises:

  • Professor John Hancock
    Researchers' Forum Convenor; Associate Head of Department (Research and Knowledge Exchange); Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences.
  • Dr Amanda Longley
    Impact Champion; Research, Business and Innovation.
  • Dr Helen Frisby
    Researcher Development Manager; Research, Business and Innovation.
  • Geraldine Scott
    Organisation and Learning Development Consultant; Human Resources.
  • Vacancy
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences representative.
  • Vacancy
    Faculty of Business and Law representative.
  • Dr Fiona Crawford
    Research Fellow; Faculty of Environment and Technology.
  • Dr Simon Moreton 
    Senior Research Fellow; Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education.

For further information about the Researchers' Forum, please contact one of the Planning Group members above.