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 

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

Diane Davis, Postgraduate Research Support Officer  Tel: 2072; diane.davis@sunderland.ac.uk Diane is the manager of the Graduate Research Support. Her main responsibility is to oversee administrative processes relating to postgraduate research degree students.

Lynne Fenwick  PGR Support Assistant Tel: 2272  Email: lynne.fenwick@sunderland.ac.uk Lynne is responsible for research students based in the Faculty of Education and Society and the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries. 

Julie Little, PGR Support Assistant Tel: 2937; julie.little@sunderland.ac.uk    Julie is responsible for research students based in the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism and also provides support to all Professional Doctorate students.

Alison Perrett, PGR Support Assistant Tel: 2272; Alison.perrett@sunderland.ac.uk Alison is responsible for research students based in the Faculty of Education and Society and the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries. 

Stephanie Brockett, PGR Support Assistant; Stephanie.brockett@sunderland.ac.uk

Lesley Christie, PGR Research Support Ext. 2682; lesley.christie@sunderland.ac.uk Lesley supports administrative processes in relation to postgraduate research degree

 

 

 

 

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