Public engagement with research

Find your KPERN representative

Contact your KPERN representative to find out more about current engagement work and opportunities within your school/centre.


School of Architecture

  • Dr Nikos Karydis

    Programme director: MSc Architectural Conservation School of Architecture

School of Arts

  • Dr Helen Brooks

    Senior Lecturer School of Arts - Drama and Theatre 01227 827142

School of English

  • Vybarr Cregan-Reid

    Reader in English and Environmental Humanities School of English 01227 824185

School of History

  • Dr Mark Hurst

    Honorary Research Fellow and Research Support Officer School of History 44 (0)1227 816378
  • Dr Ben Marsh

    Senior Lecture School of History +44 (0)1227 824175

School of Music and Fine Art (SMFA)

  • Dr Aki Pasoulas

    Director of MAAST, Lecturer in Music School of Music and Fine Art 01634 202 973
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School of Biosciences

  • Professor Darren Griffin

    Professor of Genetics School of Biosciences 01227 (82)3022

School of Engineering and Digital Arts

  • Dr Peter Lee

    Senior Lecturer in Electronic Engineering School of Engineering and Digital Arts +44 (0) 1227 827843

School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science

  • Dr Joe Watkins

    Mathematics group - Outreach Officer School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science 01227 8 16043

Medway School of Pharmacy

  • Professor Janet Krska

    Professor of Clinical & Professional Practice Medway School of Pharmacy +44 (0)1634 20 2950

School of Physical Sciences (SPS)

  • Dr Dirk Froebrich

    Director of Beacon Observatory SPS - Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science 01227 82 (7346)
  • Dr. Vicky Mason

    Director of Outreach School of Physical Sciences 01227 82 (4178)

School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

  • Professor Samuele Marcora

    Director of Research School of Sport and Exercise Sciences +44 (0)1634 20 (2971)
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Social Sciences

School of Anthropology & Conservation

  • Dr Geraldine Fahy

    Lecturer in Biological Anthropology School of Anthropology & Conservation 01227 (81)6246

School of Economics

  • Dr Zaki Wahhaj

    Senior Lecturer in Economics School of Economics +44 (0) 1227 824713

Kent Business School

  • Dr Madeleine Wyatt

    Senior Lecturer in Human Resources Management Kent Business School 01227 82 (4554)

Kent Law School

  • Dr Sara Kendall

    Lecturer in Law Kent Law School 01227 8 (16099)

School of Politics and International Relations

  • Dr Rubrick Biegon

    Associate Lecturer School of Politics and International Relations 01227 (8)16207

School of Psychology

  • Dr Lindsey Cameron

    Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Director of Graduate Studies (Taught) School of Psychology +44 (0)1227 827873

Centre for Journalism

  • Dr Ben Cocking

    Director of Research Centre for Journalism 01634 88 (8987)

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR)

  • Dr Dawn Lyon

    Director of International Programmes & Erasmus SSPSSR 01634 88 (8990)
  • Amanda Bates

    Public Engagement Officer SSPSSR - Centre for Health Services Studies 01227 824406
  • Professor Rachel Forrester-Jones

    Director of the Tizard Centre & Professor in Social Inclusion SSPSSR - The Tizard Centre 01227 823194
  • Karen Paine

    Business Development Manager SSPSSR - Centre for Child Protection
  • Jane Reeves

    Professor of Teaching, Learning and Innovation in Child Protection SSPSSR - Centre for Child Protection 01227 82 (3528)
  • Nadia Brookes

    Research Fellow SSPSSR - Personal Social Services Research Unit 01227 82 (3807)
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Research Services

  • Simon Kerridge

    Director of Research Services Research Services 01227 82 3229
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Vacant positions


School of European Culture and Languages (SECL)

Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies (MEMS)


School of Computing

Social Sciences

Centre for Professional Practice

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Last Updated: 04/05/2017