Elizabeth is Researcher Development Adviser in the Research and Innovation Office, supporting the University's research community through developing and promoting professional development opportunities to doctoral researchers and research-active staff.
Elizabeth’s current areas of work include
- managing researcher development programmes through the Doctoral School and Research and Innovation Office
- delivering initiatives to build communities of doctoral and early career researchers around common themes
- supporting individuals to identify their own development needs and ways to address them
Elizabeth contributes to researcher development strategy and policy at the University through the Research Concordat and Academic Continuing Professional Development groups. Externally, she is deputy chair of the national training group for the University Alliance Doctoral Training Alliance.
With a research background in Molecular Microbiology, Elizabeth joined Sheffield Hallam in June 2016 and her current role builds on previous experience as a researcher developer at the University of Edinburgh and Newcastle University.