GW4 BioMed MRC DTP Contact

Your first point of contact for any administrative aspects of the delivery of the GW4 BioMed DTP training programme across the partnership are the DTP Manager or Administrative Assistant:

GW4 BioMed DTP Hub Manager: Erica Lewis  

Administrative Assistant: Yvonne Lagorio


Office Hours: Daily 8:30 to 17:45 hrs

Institutional Contact

The DTP is separate from your local university administration and you should direct questions regarding your annual progress monitoring, holiday, your stipend and any issues relating to your supervisor and/or project to the relevant departments/schools within your institution. In the first instance, contact the Postgraduate Research Administrator or PGR Office within your school.

Within your institution, you will also have local, named DTP representatives who you can contact with any problems or queries in relation to the DTP programme:

Academic Institutional Contact

For matters regarding academic aspects of the delivery of the programme across the partnership or within each institution, the contacts are:

DTP Director:

Prof Emma Kidd

Bath Academic Lead:

Dr Tom Freeman

Bristol Academic Joint Leads:

Prof Matthew Avison/Prof David Shepherd

Cardiff Academic Leads:

Dr Neil Rodrigues/Dr David Petrik

Exeter Academic Joint Leads:

Prof Kate Ellacott/Dr Emma Pitchforth

Research Culture and Wellbeing

Your wellbeing is vitally important to us as part of your experience as a GW4 BioMed MRC DTP student. Our Research Culture and Wellbeing Lead can offer our students support in partnership with the provision at your Home Institution.

Research Culture and Wellbeing Lead

Dr Giovanni Biglino