School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

People and contacts

Head of School

Philip Harris E  T 01273 877214

Head of School's Personal Assistant and Student Engagement Coordinator

Dorothy Lamb E T 01273 872724

Main school office (general enquiries)

Room 3A20
Pevensey 2 Building
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QH

T 01273 873254


Academic Officers


Director of Teaching and Learning

Peter Thomas E T 01273 678648

Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange

Seb Oliver E T 01273 678852

Director of Student Experience

Konstantin Blyuss E T 01273 872878

Director of Doctoral Studies

Sebastian Jaeger E  T 01273 873060

Director of Recruitment & Admissions

Simon Peeters E  T 01273 678128

Head of Department of Mathematics

Michael Melgaard E T 01273 678933

Head of Department of Physics & Astronomy

Jacob Dunningham E T 01273 873114

School Administrator

Gemma Harman  E T 01273 678113

School Technical and Administrative Supervisor

Cassandra Churchwell E T 01273 876606

School Office - Teaching and Learning


Curriculum and Assessment Officer

Chrystelle Nunan E T 01273 678100

Foundation Year Course Co-ordinator

Therie Hendrey-Seabrook E T 01273 872505

Mathematics Course Co-ordinator

Lily King  E T 01273 877345

Physics & Astronomy Course Co-ordinator

Luke Murphy E T 01273 678557

Postgraduate Taught Masters Course Co-ordinator

Andy Robinson E T 01273 876833

Clerical Assistant (Reception)
Jodie Bacon  E T 01273 873133

School Office - Student Engagement


Information Co-ordinator

Justine Charles E T 01273 877856

Outreach Co-ordinator

Sarah Pelling E T 01273 872947

School Office - Research Support


Research and Enterprise Co-ordinator

Richard Chambers  E T 01273 678108

Research Support Assistant (PGR)

Becky Foster  E T 01273 876762

Research Support Assistant

Sinead Rance E T 01273 877638

Research Clerical Assistant

Alice Jackson E  TBC T 01273 673254