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We are here to help. Browse our biographies to find out who to contact within our team to answer your questions. 

Dominic Dean

Dr Dominic Dean is the Research Quality Officer within the Research Quality and Impact Team.

Dom supports the University and its Schools to maximise their research quality, and ensure that it is optimally presented externally, particularly in the Research Excellence Framework (REF). Outside his RQI role, Dom also undertakes his own research and teaching in modern English literature and related fields.

If you have any questions about institutional preparations for the next REF or how research quality is understood or assessed, get in touch with Dom.

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Michelle Stonestreet

Michelle is the Research Quality and Impact Administrator providing administrative support to the Research Quality and Impact Team.

Michelle can help put you in touch with the relevant member of our team if, after reading our biogs, you are still unsure about who to contact. If you prefer to call, the number is: 01273 678363.

Christina Miariti

Christina is the Research Impact Officer in the RQ&I team. She has 15 years of experience in Higher Education in research development and impact roles. A journalist by training, she started working as a reporter and moved on to SEERC, a research centre of the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield (CITY College), where she gained 10 years of experience in research development and research communications contributing to proposal writing and to managing EU-funded projects in South East Europe. In the past, she has also held communications positions for a number of Associations and NGOs. She holds a Master’s degree in International Communications (University of Leeds) and is currently studying for the Sussex MBA.

Christina supports researchers across the University with planning and delivering impact from ongoing research. If you are preparing an application to an external funder and you’d like to discuss how to create wider impact through your work, please get in touch


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