Portrait of Dr Jo Collins

Dr Jo Collins

Researcher Developer (Postgraduate)


With a PhD in English Literature and a background in qualitative research across Humanities and the Social Sciences, Jo has over 20 years’ university teaching experience.

Jo delivers and develops workshops and training for the Graduate and Researcher College. Jo runs ‘Kickstart your PhD’ for all new first year doctoral students and delivers the Graduate and Researcher College’s 1:1 coaching. She also supports academic and research staff development and runs workshops for postgraduate taught students.    

Jo’s working pattern is Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.

Contact Jo for:

  • Queries about the compulsory Researcher Development Assessment
  • Information about ‘Shut Up and Write’ and ‘Writing Retreats’
  • Queries about PhD coaching
  • Questions about the GRC PhD buddy scheme

You can follow or tweet Jo at @PGDevAdvisor  

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