School of Life Sciences

People and contacts

School office

For all general enquiries please contact the school office:

John Maynard Smith (JMS) Building,
Room 3B12a,
University of Sussex
Brighton, BN1 9QG


T 01273 678057
F 01273 877586

Head of School

Michelle West
John Maynard Smith (JMS) Building Room 3B12

T +44 (0)1273 872843

Head of School Co-ordinator

John Maynard Smith (JMS) Building Room 3B10

Undergraduate admissions

For all undergraduate admissions enquiries please contact the relevant admissions tutor:

Biology, Ecology and Zoology: Adam Eyre-Walker

Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences and Genetics: Benjamin Towler

Neuroscience: Ruth Murrell-Lagnado

Chemistry: Jon Wilden

Foundation Year: Kevin Clark 

Postgraduate admissions

For all postrgraduate admissions enquiries please contact:

Post Graduate Taught:

Elisha Davis and Joshua Shave:

Post Graduate Research:

Emma Chorley

Course Coordinators

Biochemistry and Biomedical Science: Sally Rose

Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Conservation & Environment, Zoology:  Joshua Shave 

Chemistry: Ashleigh Cave

Foundation Year: Sarah Chaplin:  

Postgraduate Taught Course Coordinator: Elisha Davis and Joshua Shave:

Neuroscience: Elisha Davis