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Staff

For all general enquiries please email IASProgCoordinator at warwick dot ac dot uk or phone (0)24 7615 0565.
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Director

Professor Peter Scott

Giorgio Riello

Email: Peter dot Scott at warwick dot ac dot uk

Telephone: 024761 50876

Professor Scott was appointed to Director of the Institute in September 2017. He joined Warwick’s Department of Chemistry in 1997 as a Lecturer and has served in a variety of roles for the department and university and is a Royal Society Industry Fellow. Peter is also the founder and scientific director of the Warwick spin-out Interface Polymers Ltd. Educated at Salford and Oxford he undertook post-doctoral work at Universität Konstanz in Germany and Sussex University, holding a Royal Society European Research Fellowship and the Ramsay Memorial Fellowship. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Chair of the National Chemical Database Service Advisory Board. He leads collaborative interdisciplinary research in two areas: the discovery of self-assembling molecules as antimicrobials and cancer medicines, and interfacially-active polyolefin materials for industry.

Research Strategy and Programme Manager

John Burden

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Email: J dot P dot Burden at warwick dot ac dot uk

Telephone: 024761 50564

John Burden is the Research Strategy and Programme Manager for the Institute of Advanced Study and works with the Director to develop and oversee the implementation of a broad-ranging research strategy capable of delivering the Institute’s internal engagement and external funding priorities. He also has overall responsibility for the administrative operations of the IAS and for coordinating the delivery of its diverse portfolio of initiatives.

John completed a PhD in Biological Sciences at Warwick in 1996 and, after a research career in academia and industry, returned to Warwick in 2010, spending six years working in research development before joining the IAS in early 2016

Research Officer

Rebecca Vipond (née Kaner)

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Email: R dot Vipond at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024761 50875

Research Officer Becky joined the Institute in September 2015. Her role includes leading the Insitute's training programmes for Early Career Researchers, coordinating events for the wider postdoctoral community at Warwick and organising the IAS Annual Symposium. Becky is also responsible for maintaining the Institute's social and printed media. Becky is also part of the team coordinating the new WIRL-COFUND Fellowship programme.

Becky successfully completed a PhD in Chemistry at Warwick in October 2014, designing, synthesising and testing new anticancer drugs under Professor Peter Scott. She was then awarded an Early Career Fellowship with the Institute of Advanced Study to build an independant research profile until July 2015. From October 2014 to April 2016 Becky also held a part time Teaching Fellowship in the Department of Chemistry, where she managed a schools outreach project.

Programme Coordinator (Job Share)

Working hours: Monday & Tuesday, 9am - 5pm & Wednesday, 9am - 12.30pm

Rachel Hitchcox

Rachel Hitchcox

Email: IASProgCoordinator at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024761 50565

Programme Coordinator Rachel Hitchcox is responsible for the operational management of the schemes offered by the Institute, including the Visiting Fellow programmes alongside a suite of activities to support interdisciplinary engagement across academics units at Warwick. Rachel joined the IAS in March 2015. Rachel has worked at the University of Warwick since 2008, where she joined the Human Resources department before moving to Sociology as the Department Secretary. From there, Rachel went on to work as the Faculty Secretary for Social Sciences and as Personal Assistant to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Christina Hughes. Prior to joining the IAS, Rachel was part of the team managing the coordination of the FP7 EU funded project, GR:EEN (Global Re-ordering: Evolution through European Networks), a project involving 16 European partners which successfully concluded in February 2015.


Programme Coordinator (Job Share)

Working hours: Wednesday & Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm & Friday 8.30am- 12pm

Ann Brown

Ann Brown

Email: IASProgCoordinator at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024761 50565

Ann joined the Institute for Advanced Study in June 2016 as Programme Coordinator and is responsible for the operational management of the schemes offered by the Institute, including the Visiting Fellow programmes alongside a range of activities to support interdisciplinary engagement across academics units at Warwick.

Ann has previously worked in academic departments at the University, in both undergraduate and postgraduate administrative roles, then moving to Research & Impact Services in 2012, to work as a Departmental Administrative Officer. Previously Ann was seconded to the Vice Chancellors Office as a Personal Assistant and to the RCUK Catalyst Seed Fund Project for Public Engagement with Research as a Project Administrator.

Administrative Assistant

Working hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

Tina Hoare

Tina Hoare

Email: C dot M dot Hoare at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024761 50563

Having taken early retirement from a 30+ year career at Warwickshire County Council (latterly as HR consultant), Tina joined the University in May 2014 working as part-time administrator at the IAS. She undertakes general administration including administration for the Visiting Fellow and Residential fellow programmes, IAS seminar room bookings, data collection and finance-related matters.

Administrative Assistant

Working hours: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

Abbie Pritchard

Abbie Pritchard

Email: A dot Pritchard dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024761 50875

Abbie joined the IAS in March 2016 as a part-time Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for disseminating IAS news and advertising IAS events through the quarterly Newsletter, twitter account and website. She also assists in the production of the IAS Annual Report and the co-ordination of the ACE programme . Additionally Abbie gives administrative support to events including the Annual Symposium.

Senior Editor of Exchanges: the Warwick Research Journal

Yuexi Liu

Yuexi Liu

Email: Y dot Liu dot 46 at warwick dot ac dot uk

Yuexi Liu joined the IAS as Senior Editor of Exchanges: the Warwick Research Journal in November 2015. From 2013-2014, she was editor of Postgraduate English, Durham University’s online peer-reviewed literary journal. She holds a PhD in English (‘Exterior Modernism: Evelyn Waugh and Cinema’) from Durham University, where she also teaches undergraduate tutorials.