Staff Networks and Groups

Networks and groups for staff in the Faculty of Engineering:

Faculty of Engineering Women and Non-binary Staff Network

Faculty of Engineering Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Staff Network (BAME)

Faculty of Engineering Research Associates Network

Pathway 3 (teaching-focused) academic staff or those particularly interested in pedagogical research are encouraged to join the Engineering Education Research group.… Read more

Support for my career – Edmund Harbord

Support for my career – Edmund Harbord

“I was advised to focus on getting one thing done every single day – it was the best piece of advice anyone has ever given me in my career.”

Dr Edmund Harbord is a Lecturer in Optical Communications & Networks within the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and part of the Photonics research group.Read more

Job sharing – Jo McWhirter

Job sharing – Jo McWhirter

“As soon as I saw the role advertised, I asked if a job-share would be something that they would be open to…the response to this was very positive.”

Jo McWhirter has been a part of the SCEEM School Team since 2017, and now works as the Outreach and Student liaison Programme Assistant, job sharing the role with Kirsten Horne.Read more

Job sharing – Ann Gaitonde

Flexible working: Ann Gaitonde

“You’ve both got to want that balance, and to have similar ambitions… and it depends on having the right people above you to make a job share happen.”

Dr Ann Gaitonde is an Associate Professor in Aerospace Engineering, and joint Head of the Aerodynamics and Fluid Dynamics Research Group.Read more