My Life, My Work: Michael Secker

My Life, My Work: Michael Secker

“It’s a really good thing for diversity and inclusion that the University has been such an easy place to make the transition to part time work so I can help look after my daughter.”.”

Michael Secker works in Engineering as the FARSCOPE CDT (Centre for Doctoral Training) Administrator, supporting PhD researchers in the field of robotics and autonomous systems.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