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Staff

The work of our postgraduate research staff not only allows The University of Manchester to make a global impact – it also enables you to do so too.

With areas of specialism spanning the range of traditional disciplines, our staff tackle some of the world's greatest challenges, from sustainability and nuclear energy to social inequality and global health.

There are no better people to help you achieve success on your postgraduate research programme.

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  • Waddington, Jeremy (Professor of Industrial Relations, Manchester Business School)
  • Wade, Peter (Professor, Social Anthropology)
  • Waheed, Waquas (Reader/Hon Consultant in Gen Adult Psych, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Waigh, Thomas (Senior Lecturer, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Wainwright, Verity (Research Associate, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Waite, Timothy (Lecturer in Statistics, Statistics)
  • Wakefield, Ann (Professor of Nursing Education, Nursing & Midwifery)
  • Wakeford, Richard (Subproject 3 (SP3) Lead, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Walden, Roger (Lecturer, Manchester Business School)
  • Waldron, Darren (Snr Lect in French & Euro Screen Studies, Drama)
  • Walet, Niels (Professor, Theoretical Physics)
  • Walkden, Charles (Senior Lecturer, Mathematics)
  • Walkden, George (Honorary, Linguistics and English Language (L5))
  • Walker, Lauren (, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Walker, Louise (Professor of Mathematics, School of Mathematics )
  • Walker, Martin (Honorary, A&F Accounting & Finance)
  • Walker, Peter (Histology Facility Manager, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Walker, Stephen (Reader in Architecture, Architecture)
  • Walker, Tammi (Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Walker, Thomas (Research Associate, Division of Cancer Sciences (L5))
  • Wallace, Christopher (Professor of Economics, Economics)
  • Wallace, Timothy (Honorary, School of Chemistry)
  • Wallbank, John (Research Associate, Condensed Matter, Atomic and Biological Physics)
  • Wallis, Gillian (Professor of Genetics, Medical Education (L5))
  • Walmsley, Alan (Research Fellow, School of Materials)
  • Walmsley, Lauren (Research Associate, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology (L5))
  • Walmsley, Paul (Lecturer, Condensed Matter, Atomic and Biological Physics)
  • Walmsley, Ray (Head of Doctoral Services and Strategic Projects, Manchester Business School)
  • Walmsley, Richard (Professor of Genetics, Division of Molecular & Cellular Function (L5))
  • Walsh, Tanya (Reader, Division of Dentistry (L5))
  • Walshaw, Richard (Clinical Research Training Fellow, Division of Cancer Sciences (L5))
  • Walshe, Kieran (Professor of Health Policy & Management, Manchester Business School)
  • Walter, Darren (Academic Curriculum Director, Humanitarian Conflict Response Institute (L5))
  • Walter, Florian (Staff, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Walters, Bernard (Honorary, Economics)
  • Walton, Alex (Research Fellow, Materials Chemistry)
  • Walton, Catherine (Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Walton, Neil (Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science, School of Mathematics )
  • Wan, Ming (Lecturer in Developmental Psychology, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Wan, Simon (Research Associate, Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine (L5))
  • Wang, George (Lecturer in Finance, A&F Accounting & Finance)
  • Wang, Hong (Professor of Process Control, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Wang, Lei (Hallsworth Research Fellow, Planning and Environmental Management)
  • Wang, Pengbo (Scientific Officer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wang, Ping (Experimental Officer in Bioinformatics, FBMH Technical Services)
  • Wang, Tao (Senior Lecturer, Division of Evolution & Genomic Sciences (L5))
  • Wang, Weigang (Lecturer, Management Sciences)
  • Wang, Xiaobing (Lecturer in the Economics of China, Economics)
  • Wang, Xin (Professor of Molecular Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (L5))
  • Wang, Yan (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wang, Yong (Professor of Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering Division)
  • Wang, Zhongdong (Professor of High Voltage Engineering, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Ward, Christopher (Reader, Division of Dentistry (L5))
  • Ward, Donald (Senior Lecturer, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology (L5))
  • Ward, Kevin (Professor of Human Geography, Geography)
  • Ward, Simon (TUTOR, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Warde, Alan (Professor of Sociology, Sociology)
  • Wardhaugh, Michael (Senior Lecturer in Law, Manchester Centre for Regulation and Governance and Public Law)
  • Wareing, Mark (Research Fellow, Division of Developmental Biology & Medicine (L5))
  • Waring, David (Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow/Consultant Orthodontist, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Warn, Peter (Visiting Scientist, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Warr, Cordelia (Senior Lecturer in Art History, Art History and Visual Studies)
  • Warren, Paul (Senior Lecturer, Division of Neuroscience & Experimental Psychology (L5))
  • Warren, Richard (Reader, Division of Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences (L5))
  • Warren, Saskia (Lecturer in Human Geography and AHRC Leadership Fellow, Geography)
  • Warwick-Giles, Lynsey (Research Associate, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Warwicker, James (Reader, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry)
  • Warwood, Stacey (Senior Experimental Officer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Waseem, Mazhar (Lecturer in Economics (Econometrics), Economics)
  • Watanabe, Chika (Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Social Anthropology)
  • Waterfield, Carran (Honorary, Drama)
  • Waterton, John (Professor of Translational Imaging, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wathan, Jo (Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences)
  • Watkins, Paul (Reader, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Watkinson, Pat (Teaching Assistant, Division of Neuroscience & Experimental Psychology (L5))
  • Watson, Alexander (Lecturer (Actuarial Science), Mathematics)
  • Watson, Ian (Group Contact, School of Computer Science)
  • Watson, Kath (Biologic Studies Group Programme Manager, Division of Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences (L5))
  • Watson, Kelly (Research Associate, Geography)
  • Watson, Rachel (Professor (Teaching & Research), Division of Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences (L5))
  • Watson, Robert (Research Fellow, Accelerator, Nuclear and Particle Physics)
  • Watson, Simon (Lecturer in Robotics Systems, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
  • Watson, Yvonne (HONORARY RESEARCH RADIOGRAPHER, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Watt, Ian (Senior Lecturer, School of Chemistry)
  • Watt, Laura (Research Associate, School of Social Sciences)
  • Watts, David (Professor of Biomaterials Science, Division of Dentistry (L5))
  • Watts, Stephen (Head of School, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Waylen, Georgina (Professor of Politics, Politics)
  • Wearden, Alison (Professor of Health Psychology, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Wearne, Stephen (Visiting Professor, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Weaver, Danielle (Research Student, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Weaver, Nicholas (Director of BA Econ. Development Studies Stream, BA Econ. Senior Programme Tutor and SOSS Teaching Fellow, School of Social Sciences)
  • Webb, Ann (Associate Dean, Graduate Education, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Webb, Colin (Professor, Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering)
  • Webb, Craig (Lecturer of Microeconomic Theory, Economics)
  • Webb, Kevin (Consultant Respiratory Physician, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Webb, Michelle (Lecturer in Medical Genetics, Division of Evolution & Genomic Sciences (L5))
  • Webb, Nicholas (Honorary, Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine (L5))
  • Webb, Roger (Professor, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Webb, Simon (Reader, Organic Chemistry Group)
  • Webster, Lee (Lecturer in Enterprise, Manchester Business School)
  • Wei, Wenhua (Lecturer in Statistical Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Weightman, Andrew (Lecturer in National Instruments, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Division)
  • Welbourne, Stephen (Lecturer (Cognitive Neuroscience), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Welch, Daniel (Research Fellow, Sustainable Consumption Institute)
  • Weldon, Jo (Research & Editorial Support Coordinator, Division of Dentistry (L5))
  • Welfare, William (Honorary, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Welfle, Andrew (Research Associate, Civil Engineering Division)
  • Wellbrock, Claudia (Professor of Cancer Biology, Division of Cancer Sciences (L5))
  • Wells, Adrian (Professor of Clinical and Experimental Psychopathy, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Wells, Harvey (, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Weltevrede, Patrick (Lecturer In Pulsar Astrophysics, 4th year physics tutor and programme director of Physics with Astrophysics, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Wen, Bo (Lecturer in Power Electronic Systems, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
  • West, Andrew (Research Associate, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
  • West, Catharine (Professor, Division of Cancer Sciences (L5))
  • West, Mel (Professor of Education, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • West, Peter (Research Associate, Division of Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine (L5))
  • West, William (Reader in Counselling Studies, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Westby, Maggie (Research Fellow, Nursing & Midwifery)
  • Westerhoff, Hans (Director of Manchester Centre for Integrative Systems Biology (MCISB) and Director of Doctoral Train, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science)
  • Weston, Arthur (Pharmacology, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Westrup, Christopher (Senior Lecturer, PMO Organisations & Society)
  • Westwood, Melissa (Professor of Endocrinology, Division of Developmental Biology & Medicine (L5))
  • Whalley, Richard (Senior Lecturer in Musical Composition, Music)
  • Whatmore, Andrew (Senior Experimental Officer, FBMH Platform Sciences, Enabling Technologies & Infrastructure)
  • Wheeler, Victoria (Lecturer, School of Materials)
  • Whelan, Mark (Lecturer in Medieval History, History (L5))
  • Whetton, Anthony (Professor of Cancer Cell Biology, Division of Cancer Sciences (L5))
  • Whillans, Jennifer (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Sociology)
  • White, Anne (Professor of Endocrine Sciences, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology (L5))
  • White, Anne (Research Technician, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • White, Daniel (Research Assistant, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • White, Helen (Lecturer in Midwifery, Nursing & Midwifery)
  • White, Keith (Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • White, Michael (Professor Of Systems Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Whitehead, Debra (School Officer, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Whitehead, John (Honorary, School of Chemistry)
  • Whitehead, Roger (Senior Lecturer in Organic and Biological Chemistry, School of Chemistry)
  • Whiteley, Mark (Visitor, School of Chemistry)
  • Whitley, Richard (Honorary, PMO Organisations & Society)
  • Whitmarsh, Alan (Senior Lecturer, Division of Molecular & Cellular Function (L5))
  • Whittaker, Paula (Clinical Senior Lecturer, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Whittaker, William (Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Whittington, Dale (Professor, Manchester Business School)
  • Whittle, Ann (Lecturer in Philosophy, Philosophy)
  • Whitworth, Andrew (Director of Teaching and Learning Strategy, Manchester Institute of Education, Education)
  • Whitworth, Gillian (Research Support Manager, Faculty of Humanities Administration)
  • Whorwell, Peter (Professor of Medicine & Gastroenterology, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology (L5))
  • Whyte, Ian (Senior Lecturer, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wickham, Lee (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wicks, Katherine (Research Associate, Division of Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine (L5))
  • Widdows, Kate (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wigelsworth, Michael (Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Education, Education)
  • Wijekoon, Jayawan (Lecturer in Microelectronic Design, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
  • Wilberforce, Mark (Research Fellow, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Wilcock, Benjamin (KTP Associate, John Rylands Research Institute (L5))
  • Wilcock, Cathy (Migration Lab Coordinator and Researcher, Humanitarian Conflict Response Institute (L5))
  • Wild, John (Teaching Assistant, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Wilding, Anna (Research Associate, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Wilding, Timothy (Lecturer in Audiology (Teaching Focused), Division of Human Communication, Development & Hearing (L5))
  • Wildman - Tarozzi, Charlotte (Lecturer in Modern British History, History (L5))
  • Wilkie, Alex (Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics )
  • Wilkin, Marian (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wilkinson, Anne Marie (Technician, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wilkinson, Arthur (Senior Lecturer, School of Materials)
  • Wilkinson, Peter (Associate Director (jbo), The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Wilkinson, Rorden (Professorial Fellow (honorary), Brooks World Poverty Institute, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Williams, Alan (Professor of Comparative Religions, Religions & Theology)
  • Williams, Alan (Senior Research Software Engineer, Information Management)
  • Williams, Alyson (Project Officer, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Williams, Christopher (Research Associate, Multiscale Modelling)
  • Williams, Gregory (Lecturer in Public Health, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Williams, Hawys (Manager, Centre For Engagement and Involvement (Cei), Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Williams, Helen (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Williams, Judith (Chair in Academic Enhancement, Medical Education (L5))
  • Williams, Julian (Professor of Mathematics, Education)
  • Williams, Karel (Professor, PMO Organisations & Society)
  • Williams, Kate (Research Assistant, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Kaye (Chair Experimental Therapeutics, Pharmacy)
  • Williams, Lisa (Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice)
  • Williams, Paul I (Research Fellow, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Williams, Richard (Senior Software Engineer in Health Info, Division of Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences (L5))
  • Williams, Sarah (Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE) Manager, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Simon (Bioinformatician, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (L5))
  • Williams, Stephen (Professor of Imaging Science, Division of Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences (L5))
  • Williams, Steven (MPhil Pharmacy, Pharmacy)
  • Williamson, David (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Law)
  • Willis, Sarah (Lecturer in Social Pharmacy, Pharmacy)
  • Wilson, Angelia (Professor of Politics, Politics)
  • Wilson, Duncan (Fellow, CHSTM)
  • Wilson, Fiona (Senior Operations Manager, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wilson, Helen (Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Wilson, Japheth (Lecturer in IPE, Politics)
  • Wilson, Kurt (Clinical Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wilson, Moira (Reader, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wilson, Paul (Senior Research Fellow, PMO Organisations & Society)
  • Wilson, Philippa (SoSS UG Student Welfare Officer, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wimpenny, Ian (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Winch, Graham (Professor, PMO Organisations & Society)
  • Winpenny, Richard (Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry)
  • Winter, Laura (Lecturer in Education and Counselling Psychology, Education)
  • Winter, Mark (Senior Lecturer, Manchester Business School)
  • Winterburn, James (Lecturer, Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering)
  • Wisniowski, Arkadiusz (Lecturer in Social Stats / Quant Soc Sci, Social Statistics)
  • Withers, Philip (Regius Professor of Materials, School of Materials)
  • Withers, Sarah (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Witkos, Tomasz (Research Associate, Division of Molecular & Cellular Function (L5))
  • Wittkowski, Anja (Clinical Senior Lecturer, Division of Psychology & Mental Health (L5))
  • Wogelius, Roy (Professor of Geochemistry, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Wolff, Janet (Honorary, English and American Studies)
  • Wong, Cecilia (Professor of Spatial Planning, Planning and Environmental Management)
  • Wong, Jason (PhD Cell Biology (PT), Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine (L5))
  • Wong, Lu Shin (Lecturer, School of Chemistry)
  • Wong, Richard (, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wood, Amber (Staff, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wood, Bob (Professor of Information Systems/Head of School of Informatics, Manchester Business School)
  • Wood, Jeffrey (PhD Student, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wood, Mary McGee (Honorary Lecturer, School of Computer Science)
  • Wood, Roger (Honorary Reader, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wood, Ruth (Lecturer, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wood, Shaun (Research Associate, Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine (L5))
  • Wood, Shona (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wood-Harper, Trevor (Chair in Information Systems & Sysemic Change, Manchester Business School)
  • Woodburn, Joanna (, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Woodcock, Ashley (Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Woodcock, Leslie (Professor, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science)
  • Woodford, Maralyn (Executive Director of The Trauma Audit & Research Network, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Woodhouse, Philip (Professor of Environment and Development, Global Development Institute)
  • Woodman, Philip (Professor of Cell Biology, Division of Molecular & Cellular Function (L5))
  • Woods, J V (Technical Project Manager, Advanced Processor Technology)
  • Woods, Kevin (Professor of Educational and Child Psych, Education)
  • Woodward, Jamie (Professor of Physical Geography, Geography)
  • Woodward, Sophie (Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Sociology)
  • Woolf, Adrian (Chair in Paediatric Science, Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine (L5))
  • Woolham, Stephanie (Administrator Leadrshp Educ Awards Prog, FBMH Student Experience)
  • Woollams, Anna (Senior Lecturer, Division of Neuroscience & Experimental Psychology (L5))
  • Woolner, Sarah (Research Fellow, Division of Developmental Biology & Medicine (L5))
  • Worboys, Jonathan (Research Associate, Division of Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine (L5))
  • Worboys, Michael (Honorary, CHSTM)
  • Worden, Angela (Research Associate/Coordinator, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care (L5))
  • Workman, Victoria (Research Associate, School of Materials)
  • Worth, Amy (Research Associate, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology (L5))
  • Worth, Robert (Research Associate, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Division)
  • Worthington, Helen (Professor of Evidence Based Care, Division of Dentistry (L5))
  • Worthington, Jane (Professor of Chronic Disease Genetics, Division of Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences (L5))
  • Worthington, John (PhD Medicine (Inflammation & Repair), Division of Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine (L5))
  • Wortmann, Franz (Professor of Textiles, School of Materials)
  • Wossink, Grada (Professor of Environmental Economics, Economics)
  • Wouk, Edward (Senior Lecturer in Art History and Visual Studies (1400 - 1800), Art History and Visual Studies)
  • Wright, Alison (Research Associate, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology (L5))
  • Wright, Jan (Professor of Engineering, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wright, Paul (Lecturer Sensing and Imaging, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
  • Wu, Frederick (Honorary, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology (L5))
  • Wu, Jack (Lecturer In Structural Engineering, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wu, Jiakai (Research Associate, Division of Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine (L5))
  • Wu, Lihua (Lecturer in Nursing, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wu, Zhipeng (Professor of Antennas and Propagation, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Wyatt, Niki (Extended Project Post (res Assoc), Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wyatt, Terry (Professor, FRS, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Wynn, Rob (Consultant Paediatric Haematologist / Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Haematology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wynne, Jonathan (Technician, Faculty of Life Sciences)