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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 of Social Anthropology, School of Social Sciences)
  • 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 (Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Waite, Timothy (Lecturer in Statistics, School of Mathematics )
  • Wakefield, Ann (Professor of Nursing Education & Academic Lead for Quality Assurance and Enhancement, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wakeford, Richard (, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Walden, Roger (Lecturer, Manchester Business School)
  • Waldron, Darren (Senior Lecturer In French, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Walet, Niels (Professor, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Walkden, Charles (Senior Lecturer in Pure Mathematics, School of Mathematics )
  • Walkden, George (Honorary Research Fellow, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Walker, Lauren (, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Walker, Louise (Professor of Mathematics, School of Mathematics )
  • Walker, Martin (Professor of Finance and Accounting, Manchester Business School)
  • Walker, Peter (Histology Facility Manager, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Walker, Tammi (Lead of Forensic Academy and Programme Director, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Walker, Thomas (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wallace, Timothy (Research Fellow in eLearning, School of Chemistry)
  • Wallis, Gillian (Professor of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Walmsley, Alan (Research Fellow, School of Materials)
  • Walmsley, Lauren (Staff, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Walmsley, Paul (Lecturer, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Walmsley, Ray (Head of Doctoral Services and Strategic Projects, Manchester Business School)
  • Walmsley, Richard (Professor of Genetics, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Walsh, Tanya (Senior Lecturer Biostatistics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Walshe, Kieran (Professor of Health Policy & Management, Manchester Business School)
  • Walter, Florian (Staff, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Walton, Alex (Research Fellow, School of Chemistry)
  • Walton, Catherine (Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Walton, Neil (Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science, School of Mathematics )
  • Wan, Ming Wai (Lecturer in Developmental Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wan, Simon (Staff, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wang, George (Assistant Professor of Finance, Manchester Business School)
  • Wang, Hong (Professor of Process Control, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Wang, Pengbo (Scientific Officer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wang, Ping (Experimental Officer (bioinformatics), Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wang, Tao (Senior Lecturer in Medical Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wang, Weigang (Lecturer, Manchester Business School)
  • Wang, Xiaobing (Lecturer, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wang, Xin Joy (Senior Lecturer of Molecular Cardiology, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wang, Yan (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wang, Yong (Professor, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wang, Zhongdong (Professor of High Voltage Engineering, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Ward, Chris (Reader in Stem Cell Biology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Ward, Donald (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Ward, Kevin (Professor of Human Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Ward, Simon (TUTOR, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Warde, Alan (Professor of Sociology, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wardhaugh, Bruce (Senior Lecturer in Competition Law, School of Law)
  • Wareing, Mark (Research Fellow, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • 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, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Warren, Paul (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Warren, Richard (Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Warren, Saskia (Lecturer in Human Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Warwick-Giles, Lynsey (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Warwicker, Jim (Reader, School of Chemistry)
  • Warwood, Stacey (Senior Experimental Officer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Waseem, Mazhar (Lecturer in Economics, School of Social Sciences)
  • Watanabe, Chika (Lecturer in Social Anthropology, School of Social Sciences)
  • Waterfield, Carran (Honorary Research Fellow, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • 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 (Tutor (BSc. Psychology), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Watson, Alexander (Lecturer in Actuarial Science, School of Mathematics )
  • Watson, Ian (Group Contact, School of Computer Science)
  • Watson, Kath (Manager of Pharmacovigilance Studies, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Watson, Rachel (Reader, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Watson, Robert (Research Fellow, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Watson, Simon (Lecturer in Robotics Systems, School of Electrical and 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, Head of Research Group: Adhesive Biomaterials & Biomechanics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Watts, Stephen (Head of School, The School of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Waylen, Georgina (Professor of Politics, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wearden, Alison (Professor of Health Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • 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 of Chemical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science)
  • Webb, Craig (Lecturer of Microeconomic Theory, School of Social Sciences)
  • Webb, Kevin (Consultant Respiratory Physician, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Webb, Michelle (Lecturer in Medical Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Webb, Nick (Honorary Professor of Paediatric Nephrology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Webb, Roger (Reader in Mental Health Epidemiology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Webb, Simon (Reader in Chemistry, Director of Research, School of Chemistry)
  • Webster, Lee (Lecturer in Enterprise, Manchester Business School)
  • Wei, Wenhua (Lecturer in Statistical Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Weightman, Andrew (Lecturer, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Welbourne, Stephen (Lecturer (Cognitive Neuroscience), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Weldon, Jo (Research Coordinator, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Welfle, Andrew (Research Associate, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wellbrock, Claudia (Professor of Cancer Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wells, Adrian (Professor of Clinical & Experimental Psychopathology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • 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 and Electronic Engineering)
  • West, Catharine (Professor of Radiation Biology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • West, Mel (Professor of Education, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • West, Peter (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • West, William (Reader in Counselling Studies, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Westby, Maggie (Research Fellow, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • 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, Manchester Business School)
  • Westwood, Melissa (Professor of Endocrinology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Whalley, Richard (Senior Lecturer in Composition, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Whatmore, Andy (Senior Experimental Officer, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wheeler, Victoria (Lecturer, School of Materials)
  • Whetton, Tony (Professor of Cancer Cell Biology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Whillans, Jennifer (Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Social Sciences)
  • White, Anne (Professor of Endocrine Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • White, Anne (Research Technician, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • White, Daniel (Research Assistant, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • White, Helen (Lecturer in Midwifery (Teaching and Research), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • White, Keith (Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • White, Michael (Professor Of Systems Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Whitehead, Christopher (Professor Emeritus, School of Chemistry)
  • Whitehead, Debra (School Officer, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Whitehead, Roger (Senior Lecturer in Organic and Biological Chemistry, School of Chemistry)
  • Whiteley, Mark (Visitor, School of Chemistry)
  • Whitley, Richard (Emeritus Professor, Manchester Business School)
  • Whitmarsh, Alan (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Whittaker, Paula (Senior Clinical Lecturer in Public Health, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Whittaker, William (Research Fellow in Health Economics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Whittington, Dale (Professor, Manchester Business School)
  • Whittle, Ann (Lecturer in Philosophy, School of Social Sciences)
  • Whitworth, Drew (Director of Teaching and Learning Strategy, Manchester Institute of Education, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Whitworth, Gillian (Research Support Manager, Faculty of Humanities Administration)
  • Whorwell, Peter (Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Whyte, Ian (Senior Lecturer, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wickham, Lee (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wicks, Kate (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Widdows, Kate (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wigelsworth, Michael (Senior Lecturer - Psychology of Education, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Wilberforce, Mark (NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow (PSSRU), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wild, John (Teaching Assistant, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Wilding, Tim (Lecturer in Audiology (teaching focused), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wildman, Charlotte (Lecturer in Modern British History, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • 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 in Polymer and Composites Processing, 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 Iranian Studies and Comparative Religion, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Williams, Alyson (NCI, Deputy Project Manager, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Greg (Head of Operations, Manchester Urban Collaboration on Health, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Hawys (Manager, Centre For Engagement and Involvement (Cei), Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Williams, Helen (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Williams, Judith (Senior Lecturer (Manchester Medical School) and Faculty Training Manager (MHS), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Julian (lead for Critical Pedagogies TRP, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Williams, Karel (Staff, Manchester Business School)
  • Williams, Kate (Research Assistant, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Kaye (Professor; Group Leader Hypoxia and Therapeutics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Lisa (Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Law)
  • Williams, Paul I (Research Fellow, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Williams, Richard (Senior Software Engineer, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Sarah (Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE) Manager, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Simon (, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Steve (Professor of Imaging Science, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williams, Steve (Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Williamson, David (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Law)
  • Willis, Sarah (Lecturer in Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wilson, Angelia (Professor of Politics, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wilson, Duncan (Fellow, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • 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, Japhy (Lecturer in International Political Economy, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wilson, Kurt (Clinical Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wilson, Moira (Reader, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wilson, Paul (Senior Research Fellow, Manchester Business School)
  • Wilson, Philippa (SoSS UG Student Welfare Officer, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wimpenny, Ian (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Winch, Graham (Professor, Manchester Business School)
  • Winpenny, Richard (Head of School of Chemistry, School of Chemistry)
  • Winter, Laura (Lecturer in Counselling Psychology, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Winter, Mark (Senior Lecturer, Manchester Business School)
  • Winterburn, James (Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science)
  • Wisniowski, Arkadiusz (Lecturer in Social Statistics, School of Social Sciences)
  • Withers, Philip (Regius Professor of Materials, School of Materials)
  • Withers, Sarah (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Witkos, Tomasz (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wittkowski, Anja (Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wogelius, Roy (Professor of Geochemistry, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • Wolff, Janet (Professor Emerita, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Wong, Cecilia (Professor of Spatial Planning, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Wong, Jason (Hon. Senior Clinical Lecturer in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • 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, 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, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Woodman, Philip (Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Woods, John (Research Fellow, School of Computer Science)
  • Woods, Kevin (Professor of Educational and Child Psychology, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Woodward, Jamie (Professor of Physical Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development)
  • Woodward, Sophie (Lecturer in Sociology, School of Social Sciences)
  • Woolf, Adrian (Chair in Paediatric Science, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Woolham, Stephanie (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Woollams, Anna (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Woolner, Sarah (Research Fellow, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Worboys, Jonathan (Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Worboys, Michael (Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Worden, Angela (Research Coordinator (PSSRU), Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Worth, Amy (Post Doctoral Research Associate, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Worthington, Helen (Director of Evidence for Practice, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Worthington, Jane (Professor of Chronic Disease Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Worthington, John (Wellcome Trust Stepping Stones Fellow, Faculty of Life Sciences)
  • Wortmann, Franz (Professor of Fibre and Textile Technology, School of Materials)
  • Wossink, Ada (Professor of Environmental Economics, School of Social Sciences)
  • Wouk, Edward (Lecturer in Art History (1400 - 1800), School of Arts, Languages and Cultures)
  • Wright, Alison (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wright, Jan (Professor of Engineering, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wright, Paul (Lecturer in Sensing & Imaging, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Wu, Fred (Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • Wu, Jack (Lecturer In Structural Engineering, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Wu, Jiakai (Research Associate, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health)
  • 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)