The Team

The success of the MRC DTP is made possible by the collaborative work of Theme Leads, Researchers and high-achieving students, guided by a dedicated Management Team.

Directors

Sandrine T

Prof Sandrine Thuret

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership Director

Dr Baljinder Mankoo

Dr Baljinder Mankoo

Director of Training

Steve

Prof Steve Niederer

Director of Industrial Partnerships

 

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Team

Cynthia

Dr Monica Agromayor

EDI Team Lead

Academic Leads

Tracey

Dr Tracey Mitchell

Cells, molecules & the basis of health and disease

Theme Co-lead

Cynthia

Dr Monica Agromayor

Cells, molecules & the basis of health and disease

Theme Co-lead

Francesca

Prof Francesca Happe

Neuroscience & Mental Health

Theme Co-lead

Phil Holand

Dr Philip Holland

Neuroscience & Mental Health

Theme Co-lead

Tim Whitny

Dr Tim Witney

Biomedical Engineering & Medical Imaging

Theme Co-lead

Dr Sebastien Roujol

Dr Sebastien Roujol

Biomedical Engineering & Medical Imaging

Theme Co-lead

iCASE Academic Team

Francesca

Prof Francesca Capon

iCASE Academic Team

Francesca

Dr Diana Cash

iCASE Academic Team

Francesca

Prof Pablo Lamata

iCASE Academic Team

Francesca

Prof Malcolm Logan

iCASE Academic Team

Management

Elena

Elena Allen

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership Manager

Elena is responsible for managing the DTP team and maintains oversight of all activity in the DTP, including adherence to MRC regulations, expected outcomes, reports, student recruitment, progress and training and budget management.

Elena

Stefania Boscolo-Calvino

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership Industrial PhD Coordinator

Stefania is responsible for the delivery of our iCASE Programme. This will include student recruitment, the coordination of interactions between internal academic communities and external industrial partners, organising bespoke training for all students, providing professional support to a new Industrial Advisory Group, and other key responsibilities.

 

MEgan Davies

Megan Davies

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership Coordinator

Megan is the first point of contact for all students, providing information and support to our current students. Megan manages all taught components of the programme, including the MRes year, planning of workshops, assessments, deadlines, grades, and feedback.

Samuel White

Samuel White

MRC Doctoral Training Partnership Administrator

Sam provides essential administrative support to all areas of the DTP to ensure the smooth running of the programme.

Student Representatives

Francesca

Alice Quinton

0+3.5 Student

Richard

Margarita Toneva

1+3 Student

Professor Shanta Persaud

Thomas Canning

0+3.5 Student

Francesca

Joseph Allison

iCASE 0+4 Student

Richard

Vesela Gesheva

iCASE 0+4 Student

Theme Teams