SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

People and contacts

SPRU has over 70 members of faculty, a vibrant research community with over 80 PhD research students and around 180 MSc Masters students, and a host of teaching and research assistants. In addition, SPRU is a temporary home to a number of academic visitors from institutions in other countries.

SPRU also has a small team of staff who support the administrative, financial, communications, and strategic side of our teaching and research activities.

Contact SPRU

For general enquiries

Mrs Rachel Ruiz Macpherson
+44 (0)1273 678810

MSc Masters courses

Alex Berry
+44 (0)1273 678315

PhD research degrees

+44 (0)1273 678169

Communications and media enquiries

Charlotte Humma
+44 (0)1273 873202


Professor Johan Schot
+44 (0)1273 873849