Dr Jonathan Cooper

Director of the Doctoral School & Principal Lecturer / Programme Leader School of Life Sciences, College of Science

Jonathan oversees the activity of the Doctoral School across the University of Lincoln helping to enhance the research student experience.

His area of expertise is research into Animal Behaviour and Welfare specialising in decision making and welfare of farm, companion, laboratory and zoo animals.

Caroline Riley

Doctoral School Researcher Development Coordinator

Caroline coordinates the Doctoral School Researcher Development & Events program along with supporting the activities of the PGR advisory group. She is responsible for the organisation of our annual conference and participation in national events such as the 3 Minute Thesis and Images of Research.

Jordan Watson

Research Administrator: Research Development 

Jordan comes from a publishing background and will be supporting the launch and development of our exclusive postgraduate research on line journal, E|mporium. He will work with both PGR students and academic colleagues to establish editorial teams and assist with article submissions. Jordan will also work with our interdisciplinary research groups promoting their activity and offering administrative support alongside supporting the Doctoral School team.

Jonathan Clarke

Research: Data and Online Services Administrator (Website & Communications)

Jonathan develops and supports the communications platforms we use with students and colleagues across the university to create an engaging online environment.

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We are always receptive to feedback and openly encourage student engagement in the services and facilities we offer, if you would like to submit any ideas for events, training or any other feedback regarding The Doctoral School please contact us.