Research and knowledge exchange

Get In Touch

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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Katherine Blackadder

Katherine Blackadder is the REF Impact Officer within the Research Quality and Impact team.

Katherine supports academic faculty with identifying, narrating and evidencing research impact in preparation for the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Get in touch with Katherine if you have any questions about the REF and impact.

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.


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