Melissa is a Research and Innovation Administrator within the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) and has been with the centre since 2017.
Her role involves supporting project teams in the delivery of contract research, which includes activities such as, organising interviews, surveys and data entry, organising meetings and travel, formatting reports, as well as event support. She is heavily involved in the day-to-day administration activities of the centre.
She is also involved with the organisation and running of the CRESR Seminar Series, a programme of seminars given by academics from different research backgrounds. This involves organising the events, dealing with queries and when applicable, recording and editing the seminar videos. In fact, any videos recorded at events or for the centres academic journal, People, Place and Policy (PPP) are edited by Melissa and she is interested in developing this area further.