The Senate


President and Vice-Chancellor

Professor Shearer West

Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Andy Long 


Professor Dame Jessica Corner (PVC, Research and Knowledge Exchange)
Professor Robert Mokaya (Interim PVC, Global Engagement)
Professor Sarah O'Hara (PVC, Education and Student Experience)
Professor Sarah Sharples (PVC, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion)

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Provost, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Professor Graham Kendall

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Interim Provost, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Professor Nick Miles OBE

Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors and Faculty of Engineering Associate Faculty PVCs

Professor Jeremy Gregory (Arts)
Professor Sam Kingman (Engineering)
Professor John Atherton (Medicine and Health Sciences)
Professor Kevin Shakesheff (Science)
Professor Todd Landman (Social Sciences)
Professor Phil Shipway (Engineering Associate Faculty PVC and Deputy Head of Faculty)
Professor Chris Tuck (Engineering Associate Faculty PVC for Research and Knowledge Exchange)
to be confirmed (Engineering Associate Faculty PVC for Education & Student Experience)

Heads of Schools

Professor Svenja Adolphs (English)
Professor Tony Avery (Medicine)
Professor Facundo Albornoz Crespo (Economics)
Professor Jim Devlin (Nottingham Unviersity Business School)
Professor Gary England (Veterinary Medicine and Science)
Professor Jon Garibaldi (Computer Science)
Professor Claire Gibson (Psychology)
Professor Paul Houston (Mathematical Sciences)
Professor Steven Howdle (Chemistry)
Professor Simon Langley-Evans (Biosciences)
Professor Jo Lymn (Health Sciences)
Professor James McInerney (Life Sciences)
Professor Nicola Mclelland (Cultures, Languages and Area Studies)
Professor Mike Merrifield (Physics and Astronomy)
Professor Mark Pearce (Humanities)
Professor Wyn Rees (Politics and International Relations)
Professor Clive Roberts (Pharmacy)
Professor Ian Shaw (Sociology and Social Policy)
Professor Matthew Smallman-Raynor (Geography)
Professor Dirk Van Zyl Smit (Law)
Professor Bernadette Youens (Education)

Professors other than Heads of Schools

Professor Stephanie Allen (Pharmacy)
Professor Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca (Physics and Astronomy)
Professor Kevin Bales (Politics and International Relations)
Professor Estelle Derclaye (Law)
Professor Helen Lovatt (Humanities - Classics)
Professor Sarah Speight (Education)
Professor Gregor Tanner (Mathematical Sciences)
Professor Zoe Trodd (Cultures, Languages and Area Studies)
Professor Marion Walker (Medicine)
1 to be elected

Chair of Quality and Standards Committee

Professor Jonathan Tallant

Vice-Provosts and Faculty Deans, UNMC

Professor Fon Sim Ong (Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning)
Professor Deborah Hall (Vice-Provost, Research and Knowledge Exchange)
Professor Andy Chan (Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
Professor Lee Chew Ging (Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Vice-Provosts and Faculty Deans, UNNC

Professor May Tan Mullins (Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning)
Professor Sam Shen (Vice-Provost, External Relations)
Professor Patrick Chau (Vice-Provost for Research)
Professor Martin Lockett (Dean, Faculty of Business)
Professor Gary Rawnsley (Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Professor Tao Wu (Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering) 
Professor Alain Chong (Dean, Graduate School)

Academic Representatives from International Campuses

UNNC: Professor Simon Appleton, Dr Peter Morgan, Dr Odette Paramor
UNMC: Dr Svenja Hanson, Professor Festo Massawe, 1 to be confirmed

Representatives of the Non-Professorial Academic and Research Staff

Faculty of Arts

Dr Paul Cavill (English)
Dr Bram Mertens (Cultures, Languages & Area Studies - German Studies)
Dr Gabriele Neher (Cultures, Languages & Area Studies - Cultural, Media & Visual Studies)
Dr Christopher Phelps (Cultures, Languages & Area Studies - American & Canadian Studies)
Dr Neil Sinclair (Humanities - Philosophy)
Dr Nick Thomas (Humanities - History)

Faculty of Engineering

Dr Pearl Agyakwa
Dr Davide De Focatiis
Dr Rachel L Gomes
Dr Rod Mackenzie
Dr Iain Paterson-Stephens
Dr Katy Voisey

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Dr Mark Cole (Life Sciences)
Dr Mandy Hampshire (Medicine)
Dr Ada Hui (Health Sciences)
Dr Rachael Murray (Medicine)
Dr Sonia Gran (Medicine)
1 to be elected

Faculty of Science

Dr Chris Brignell (Mathematical Sciences)
Dr Martin Flintham (Computer Science)
Dr June McCombie (Chemistry)
Dr Beatriz Olmos Sanchez (Physics and Astronomy)
Dr Stuart Reeves (Computer Science)
1 to be elected

Faculty of Social Sciences

Lindsay Cooper (Education)
Dr Richard Field (Geography)
Dr Mel Jordan (Sociology and Social Policy)
Klaus Mundt (Education)
Dr Andrea Tosato (Law)
Dr Fabio Tufano (Economics)

Student Members

Cassie O'Boyle (Education Officer)
Cassie Ulrich (Postgraduate Officer)
Richie Joseph (Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Representative)
Dimitrios Potsos (Faculty of Engineering Undergraduate Representative)
Liam Cremona (School of Biosciences Undergraduate Education Representative)
Zia Rehman (Faculty of Science Undergraduate Student Representative)
Louise Wheeler (Dept of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Eng UG Education Rep)
Ali Jourabchi (Faculty of Engineering PGT Student Representative)

Roshini a/p Rajan (President of Students' Association, UNMC)

Jin Qi (President of Students' Union, UNNC)

Senate Member of Council (co-opted to end of period of office on University Council)

Professor Kevin Lee (2021)


The Registrar

(membership updated March 2019)


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