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Contacts and Support

Guidance for Staff

Please consult the relevant user guide in the drop down below first and if you are still unable to find the answer to your query, please contact your Department Ethics Lead (DEL) or Faculty Research Ethics Director (FRED) - their details can be found on the Intranet here.

Supervisors and module tutors can contact the DEL or FRED - their details can be found below.

Alternatively, you can contact the Ethics team at ethicssupport@northumbria.ac.uk. Please quote your project ID from the Ethics Online System.

Guidance for Students

Please consult the relevant user guide on the Training and Guidance page first and if you are still unable to find the answer to your query:

If you are an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Taught student, please contact your supervisor or module tutor. 

If you are a Postgraduate Research student, please contact you supervisor.

Alternatively, you can contact the Ethics team at ethicssupport@northumbria.ac.uk. Please quote your project ID from the Ethics Online System.

Chair of the Research Ethics Committee

Professor Louise Bracken, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange.

Any formal allegations of research misconduct should be made to the Chair of the Research Ethics Committee, as stated in our Management of Research Misconduct Policy.

Head of Research Ethics and Integrity

Laura Hutchinson, Head of Research Culture and Integrity.

Faculty Research Ethics Directors

Arts, Design, and Social Sciences: Professor Alex Ho-Cheong Leung.

Business and Law: Dr Russell Warhurst.

Engineering and Environment: Dr Ian Forbes.

Health and Life Sciences: Professor Nick Neave.

Department Ethics Leads

Arts, Design, and Social Sciences Business and Law Engineering and Environment  Health and Life Sciences 

Dr. Charis Theodorakopoulos, Arts

Dr. Elizabeth Gaston, Design

Prof. David Gleeson, Humanities

Dr. Matthias Wienroth, Social Sciences

Dr Mohammed Mazumder, Accounting Finance, and Management

Prof. Bernard Batiz-Lazo, Enterprise, Innovation, and Strategy

Dr. Claire Bessant, Law

Dr. Ally Memon, Leadership and Human Resource Management

Dr. Adrian Small, Marketing, Operations and Systems

Dr. Rachel Kirk, Architecture and Built Environment (PGRs)

Dr. Jiayi Jin, Architecture and Built Environment (Staff)

Dr. Biddy Casselden, Computer and Information Sciences

Prof. Gennady El, Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering

Dr. Yolanda Sanchez Vicente, Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Dr. Rachel Ranson, Applied Sciences

Dr. Geoffrey Dickens, Nursing Midwifery, and Health

Dr. Sarah Annesley, Nursing, Midwifery, and Health

Dr. Emma Barkus, Psychology

Dr. Se Kwang Hwang, Social Work Education, and Community Wellbeing

Dr. Claire Thornton, Sport, Exercise, and Rehabilitation

Ethics and Integrity Team

Other members of the Ethics and Integrity team include Gill Drinkald, Research Policy Co-ordinator (Systems and Processes), and Hala Othman, Research Policy Coordinator (Ethics and Researcher Development).

You can read more about the Ethics and Integrity team at Northumbria University on the staff profiles page, here under 'Research Policy', and then 'Research Ethics and Integrity'.


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