Office for Scholarly Communication

Internal board

The internal board supports and advises on strategic priorities for the Office for Scholarly Communication. It's members are:

  • senior researcher from each Faculty
  • directors of related professional service departments at Kent.


Tim Hopthrow
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, and Associate Dean (Research and Innovation) for the Faculty of Social Sciences. His research explores small group performance and decision making especially in the context of cooperative behaviour in social dilemmas.

Simon Kerridge
Director of Research Services at Kent, leading the Research Services teams at the Canterbury and Medway campuses. The portfolio includes Pre-award, Contracts, Post-award, Systems, Governance and Ethics, and Research Reporting including the REF.

Simon Kirchin (Chair)
Reader in Philosophy and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities. His research interests are mainly in metaethics and normative ethics, although he also has longstanding interests in aesthetics, medical ethics, metaphysics, political philosophy, and epistemology.

Chris Morrison
Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer at the University. He is responsible for providing copyright advice and training, developing copyright policy and overseeing compliance with software licences.

Dan Mulvihill
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation for the Faculty of Sciences at the University. His group uses a variety of cross discipline approaches to elucidate how differences in the kinetic and physical properties of molecular motors and other components of the cytoskeleton relate to their cellular functions.

Catherine Richardson
Professor of Early Modern Studies and Associate Dean (Research and Innovation) for the Faculty of Humanities. Her research and teaching focuses on the material culture of early modern England both on and off the stage including what they owned, how they lived, and what they wore.

Trudy Turner
Assistant Director (Library Collections) at the University. She is responsible for liaison services, collection management, scholarly communication and special collections & archives.




Office for Scholarly Communication, University of Kent

The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T: +44 (0)1227 764000

Last Updated: 23/10/2017