Head of School
The Head of School is responsible for the academic leadership and management of the School. They are supported in the management of the School by the Director of Professional Services and the appointed School officers, to whom a number of responsibilities are devolved. Mechanisms for consultation include School forums and School committees.
|Linda McKie||Dean and Head of School||Tel: +44(0) 131 651 1455 | email@example.com|
|Richard Baxstrom||Deputy Head of School and Director of Learning and Teaching||Tel: +44 (0)131 650 4051 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Neil Willett||Director of Professional Services||Tel: +44 (0)131 651 1622 | email@example.com|
Undergraduate Teaching is led by the Director of Undergraduate Programmes alongside two Deputy Directors, who are responsible for learning and teaching, and student experience and enagement, respectively. They work closely with the Head of Teaching and Student Services.
Implementation of the School's undergraduate teaching policies is provided by a team of administrative staff who make up our School's Undergraduate Teaching Office. Student support is available from our personal tutors, who work in conjunction with our team of student support officers.
|Dr Andrea Birdsall||Director of Undergraduate Programmes||Tel: +44 (0)131 650 6974 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr Meryl Kenny||Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching||Tel: +44 (0)131 651 1332 | email@example.com|
|Dr John Harries||Deputy Director of Student Experience and Engagement||Tel: +44 (0)131 651 3065 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms Marie Craft||Head of Teaching and Student Services||Tel: +44 (0)131 650 3943 | email@example.com
Postgraduate study is led by the Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes and the Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes. They work closely with the SPS Graduate School, where professional services staff provide support for students and teaching delivery.
|Dr Kate Wright||Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes||Kate.Wright@ed.ac.uk|
|Dr Steve Kirkwood||Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes||Tel: +44 (0)131 650 6646 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
The Research Office is led by the Director of Research and supported by the Associate Director of Research - Knowledge Exchange; the Deputy Director of Research (Ethics); and the Deputy Director of Research (Data). It aims to produce research at the highest international standard and to provide a research-rich environment across the School.
Professor Tobias Kelly
Dr Mathias Thaler
|Co-Directors of Research||
Tel: +44 (131) 650 3986 |
+44 (0)131 6515769 |
|Dr Marc Geddes||Associate Director of Research - Knowledge Exchange||Tel: +44 (0) 131 651 3784 ||
|Dr Sudeepa Abeysinghe||Deputy Director of Research (Ethics)||Tel: +44 (0)131 6515471 ||
Dr Lisa McCormick
|Deputy Director of Research (Data)||Tel: +44 (0)131 651 1339 ||
|Dr Emily Adrion||International Director|
(starting April 2021)
|Research Portfolio Manager|
|Juliet Craig||Research Programme Manager||Tel: +44 (0)131 651 1285 ||
|Susie Ballentyne||Deputy Director of Professional Services||Tel: +44 (0)131 651 5075|
|Sandra Appleby-Arnold||Knowledge Exchange and Impact Manager|