People news: Welcomes, farewells & congratulations

Welcome to

Ian Proctor who has joined the University as a Press and Communications Officer.

Professor Peter Naude, who joins us from the Alliance Manchester Business School.

Media spotlight

Carol Ainley, Lead for Medical and Life Sciences Development, features in the latest issue of Biomedical Scientist talking about her life in the field and at the University.

Congratulations to

Kerry Patton on being shortlisted as Lecturer of the Year in PQ Magazine

Scott Bambrick and Claire Guthrie on completing their PhDs.

Thank you to

A postgraduate support event was held at Number 70 recently and organisers Kate Johnson and Andy Moor from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities thanked the Catering and Facilities team for making the event such a success. “Everything was in place in good time, the whole operation ran extremely smoothly thanks to the professionalism and communication of all involved. A special thanks to Chris Bryan, all the Facilities team and a special mention to Receptionists Tracy and Gina. We appreciate all the work you guys do here in Number 70.”

The Business School’s Facilities team received a thank you for hosting an event in and outside the Business School for the Greater Manchester Police on 13 February. GMP were rolling out a large scale recruitment drive and were keen to speak to current final year students and last year’s graduates.

GMP thanked the Business School for the very successful day.

Farewell to

Sandra Goulden, Interim Head of IT Services, is leaving the University next week. Her colleagues wish her all the best.