Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation (R&I) provides specialist advice dedicated to maximising the University's research income, identifying intellectual property opportunities and successfully exploiting innovative ideas. The R&I team are the first point of contact for business and facilitate access to the University's expertise for Consultancy and Continuing Professional Development.

R&I works closely with colleagues in the University's Schools and has detailed knowledge of their research interests and expertise. Dedicated business development resource is provided to each of the Schools.

 Contact details for R&I:

Name and Email

Title

Tel

General enquiries

Research and Innovation Office

+44 (0) 1224 274236

Dr Elizabeth Rattray

Director

+44 (0) 1224 274369

 Impact and Knowledge Exchange Group

Dr Ann Lewendon Commercialisation Manager +44 (0) 1224 272477
Dr Barbara Gorgoni Industry Partnership Development Officer +44 (0) 1224 272077
Dr Ruth Banks Impact Manager +44 (0) 1224 274214

Research Development Executives

Dr Juliette Snow

Research Development Manager 

 j.e.snow@abdn.ac.uk

 

Arts and Social Sciences Schools and Business School

 
Elspeth Spice Business School, School of Education, School of Law, Psychology and Social Sciences elspeth.spice@abdn.ac.uk

Dr Sabine Freitag

School of Divinity, History, Philosophy & Art History
School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
Archaeology & Human Geography

sabine.freitag@abdn.ac.uk


Ms Emma Morrison

Interdisciplinary Directors of Research

emma.morrison3@abdn.ac.uk

+44 (0) 1224 274098

Life Sciences and Medicine Schools
Dr Anne Mcgavigan School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition supporting the Institute of Medical Sciences and The Rowett Institute +44 (0) 1224 437093 I anne.mcgavigan@abdn.ac.uk
Katrina Stuart School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition - supporting the Institute of Applied Sciences, Institute of Dentistry and Institute of Education in Healthcare and Medical Sciences katrina.stuart1@abdn.ac.uk
Physical Sciences Schools
Ms June Middleton Schools of Engineering,Georgraphy & Environment, Geology & Geophysics, Planetary Sciences and Natural & Computing Science +44 (0) 1224 273673
International and European

Dr Anpu Varghese

Wendy Rudland

All Schools

Email: Europe-rg@abdn.ac.uk

Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Kelly Fraser

KTP Centre Manager +44 (0) 1224 262278
+44 (0) 7881 830451
Laura Dee KTP Development Executive +44 (0) 7391 416626
Andrew Pratt KTP Development Executive +44 (0) 7975 914760

Research Finance

 Mrs Donna Walker Research Finance Manager                                

+44 (0) 1224 273813

Consultancy and CPD Group

Mrs Nikki Pearce CPD Business Development Officer +44 (0) 1224 273269
Mrs Julie Dixon CPD Business Development Officer +44 (0) 1224 274237
Mrs Jade McGowan CPD Business Development Officer +44 (0) 1224 274368
Ms Rachel Elliot CPD Business DEvelopment Officer +44 (0) 1224 273416

Research Policy and Strategy

Mrs Marlis Barraclough Senior Policy Advisor          +44 (0) 1224 273787
Mrs Dawn Foster Research Policy & Governance Officer +44 (0) 1224 274104
Dr Tanja Schwanck Research Ethics Officer +44 (0) 1224 272183
Mrs Nykohla Strong Research Information Officer +44 (0) 1224 274104
Ms Kathleen Faulkner Research Reporting Officer  

Contract Officers

Mrs Rachael West Contracts Co-ordinator +44 (0) 1224 274168
Mrs Jacqueline Viso Contracts Co-ordinator +44 (0) 1224 272267
Mrs Catriona Thorpe Contracts Co-ordinator +44 (0) 1224 273341
Ms Louise Ferris Contracts Co-ordinator +44 (0) 1224 273261