Graduate Research Support

The Graduate Research Support (GRS) team is responsible for the administration of research degree programmes providing support to research students and academic staff involved with research degrees, including: 

Application process management, admission and enrolment of PGR students
Management of transfers, withdrawals, leave of absence and extensions
Organisation of examination arrangements, including oral exams
Annual monitoring and progression
Changes to supervisory arrangements
Support for PGR related University Committees

 

If you have a general query, please contact: grs@sunderland.ac.uk, Lesley Christie - 01915152682

University of Sunderland Graduate Research Support Level 1, Gateway City Campus Chester Road Sunderland SR1 3SD

 

Dr John Fulton, Director of Research Degree Programmes

Tel: 2529; john.fulton@sunderland.ac.uk

 

Alsa Melvin, Postgraduate Research Support Officer; alsa.melvin@sunderland.ac.uk Alsa is the manager of the Graduate Research Support. Her main responsibility is to oversee administrative processes relating to postgraduate research degree students.

Team
Email
Postgraduate Research Support Administrator
Telephone
Faculty of Education and Society

 fesresearch@sunderland.ac.uk

Lynne Fenwick & Alison Perrett

+44 (0)191 515 2272 

Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries

faci-research@sunderland.ac.uk

Lynne Fenwick & Alison Perrett+44 (0)191 515 2272 
Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing

hsw-research@sunderland.ac.uk

Stephanie Brockett+44 (0) 191 515 3237
Faculty of Technology

fot-research@sunderland.ac.uk

Stephanie Brockett+44 (0) 191 515 3237
Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism fblt-research@sunderland.ac.ukJulie Little  +44 (0)191 515 2937
Professional Doctorate (all Faculties)dprof-research@sunderland.ac.uk  Julie Little +44 (0)191 515 2937