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); College of Health, Science and Society
  • Dr Amanda Bond
    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.
  • Dr Jackie Barnett
    Senior Research Fellow; College of Health, Science and Society
  • Dr Behnaz Schofield
    Senior Research Fellow; College of Health, Science and Society
  • Dr Michael Buser
    Senior Research Fellow; College of Arts, Technology and Environment
  • Dr Fiona Crawford
    Research Fellow; College of Arts, Technology and Environment
  • Dr Simon Moreton 
    Senior Research Fellow; College of Arts, Technology and Environment

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

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