Contacts for Doctoral Studies

Graduate School and Academic School Support for Doctoral Studies

The contact list below gives key staff in each School with a role in supporting research students and supervisors of research students.


Glasgow School for Business and Society

Lorna Waugh, Programme Co-Ordinator (Research Degrees)

Dr Nancy Lombard, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Social Sciences, Media, Journalism, Fashion, Marketing, Events, Tourism)

Dr Claire MaCrae, PGRT (Finance, Accountancy, Risk, Law, Economics - FAR L&E)

Dr Julie Thomson, PGRT (Management & Human Resources Management – M&HRM),

Dr Peter Duncan, Postgraduate Postgraduate Research Tutor (Professional Doctorate Framework: DBA, DMan, Justice Welfare and Policy, Public Policy and Management)

Prof David Edgar, Senior Postgraduate Research Tutor

Professor John Harris, Associate Dean of Research



Dr Bipasha Ahmed, Postgraduate Research Tutor

Sunita Malhi, Research Administrator

Dr Dane Lukic, Research Lead  


School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment

Ian Mackay, Programme Co-Ordinator (Research Degrees)

Professor David Harrison, Senior Postgraduate Research Tutor

Professor Hua Tianfield, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Computing) 

Professor Anjali DeSilva, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Engineering)

Professor Ole Pahl, Associate Dean of Research

Dr Colin Hunter, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Built Environment),

Professor Agnieszka Klemm, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Equality and Diversity - all SCEBE postgraduate students)

Professor Slobodan Mickovski, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Professional Doctorate Framework: Engineering, Built Environment)


School of Health and Life Sciences

Clare McDonald, Programme Co-Ordinator (Research Degrees)

Dr Maggie Lawrence, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Nursing, Community Health)

Dr Patricia Martin, PGRT (Biological & Biomedical Sciences)

Dr Suzanne Hagan, Postgraduate Research Tutor (Life Sciences and Vision Sciences)

Dr Ben Stansfield, Senior Postgraduate Research Tutor

Professor Kay Currie, Associate Dean of Research


The Graduate School

The Graduate School is located in the William Harley Building, 2nd floor.

Key contacts:

Karen Coyle, Researcher Development Officer

Ivana Covic, Researcher Development Administrator


Academic Writing

Dr Grace Poulter, Senior Lecturer in Academic Writing


Master of Research and Professional Doctorate

Lily Phoon, Programme Co-Ordinator, Professional Doctorate/Master of Reseach Programme