Biology Teaching Organisation

Key contacts

Key Biology Teaching Organisation contacts

Covid-19 update

Please be aware that most of the team are now working remotely. If you need to get in contact, please use the appropriate email address below.

BTO Reception and Student Support

 

 BTO Reception Desk   

 0131 650 8649 

 bto@ed.ac.uk

 Student Support

 0131 650 8649 

 btostudentsupport@ed.ac.uk 

 

 

The BTO is normally open from 09:00 to 17:00 on weekdays.

BTO Student Support Team

Teaching Administration and Recruitment

 

 Director of Teaching

 Dr Patrick Walsh

 0131 650 5520

 sbsdirectorofteaching@ed.ac.uk  

 

 Academic Administrator

 Dr Ann Haley

 0131 650 5538

 Ann.Haley@ed.ac.uk

 Oversees UG and PGT Student Administration, Student Recruitment and Experience team, Student Support, Technical Team

 Recruitment and Employability Manager  Holly Robertson-Dick  0131 650 5352  Holly.Robertson-Dick@ed.ac.uk  Student Employability, Student Recruitment and Induction, Internationalisation, MSc projects, Exchange Coordinator

 Undergraduate Recruitment Officer

 Rona Lindsay

 0131 650 5528

 Rona.Lindsay@ed.ac.uk

 UG Recruitment, Open Days, Offer Holder Days

 Student Experience Officer  Vacancy  0131 650 5510    Student Experience, EIA2, Student Staff Liaison Coordinator

Projects & Enhancements Officer

 Louise Hann

 0131 650 7481

 Louise.Hann@ed.ac.uk

 New Curriculum Project, Demonstrators and Tutors, TGP2, EEP3

 Undergraduate Manager

 Caroline Aspinwall

 0131 650 5521

 Caroline.Aspinwall@ed.ac.uk

 Undergraduate Programmes, Study Guides, MGC1

 Taught Postgraduate Manager

 Claire Black

 0131 650 8637

 Claire.Black@ed.ac.uk

 Postgraduate Programmes, MSc DDTB, MSc BTP

 Taught Programmes Marketing Officer

 Andrea Nichol

 0131 650 8643

 Andrea.Nichol@ed.ac.uk

 PGT Marketing, MSc Biochemistry, MSc Biotechnology, PGT SSLC

 Programme Administrator

 Jennie Morris

 0131 650 5513

 Jennie.Morris@ed.ac.uk

 MSc QGGA, MSc SSB, PGT SCC

 Teaching Administrator

Karen Sutherland

 0131 651 3404

 Karen.Sutherland@ed.ac.uk

 ODL1, BEE1, MSc SBB, 1st Year Special Circs, 1st Year BOE, Progression into Year 2

 Teaching Administrator

 Vacancy

 0131 651 7502

 

 TDC2, MolMic3, DevBiol3

 Teaching Administrator

 Tim MacDonald

 0131 650 5454

 Tim.MacDonald@ed.ac.uk

 AnBi2, Imm3, ADE3, Immunology Sen Honours, Progression into Years 3 and 4

 Teaching Administrator

 Edward Lithgow

 0131 650 8638

 Edward.Lithgow@ed.ac.uk

 QSB1, Biotech 3, Biotech Sen Honours, Senior Honours Elective Guide, 3rd Year Special Circs, 3rd Year BOE

 Teaching Administrator

 Edward Dewhirst

 0131  650 7376

 Edward.Dewhirst@ed.ac.uk

 APB3, SFP3, MCB3, FZoo3, 2nd year Special Circs

 Teaching Administrator

 Rachel Law

 0131 651 3689

 Rachel.Law@ed.ac.uk

 Zoology, Evolutionary Biology and Ecology Senior Honours, Senior Honours Electives

 Teaching Administrator

 Alexandra Vasepuru 

 0131 650 5454

 Alex.Vasepuru@ed.ac.uk  

 EEG3, PaBi3, PGen3, BEEC3

 Teaching Administrator

 Louise Robertson

 0131 650 5988

 Louise.K.M.Robertson@ed.ac.uk

 Biochemistry and Plant Science Senior Honours, MSc Bioinformatics, 4th Year Special Circs

 Teaching Administrator

 Carolyn Wilson

 0131 650 8651

 Carolyn.Wilson@ed.ac.uk

 GGA2, TMW2, MoG3, Dev, Reg. and Stem Cells Sen. Honours,  2nd year BOE secretary

 Teaching Administrator

 Donna Wright

 0131 651 7051

 Donna.Wright@ed.ac.uk

 Cell Biol, Mol. Biol, Genetics and Mol. Genetics Senior Honours, Room Bookings, Tier 4 Monitoring

 

Technicians and E-learning Support

 

 Technical Support Manager

 Dr David Hills

 0131 650 7196 

 David.Hills@ed.ac.uk

 Technicians, Laboratories 

 MSc Technical Support Officer 

 Dr Heather Barker 

 0131 651 3539

 Heather.Barker@ed.ac.uk

 Peter Wilson Laboratory

 Teaching Lab Technician  Natalie Kermack  0131 650 5461  Natalie.Kermack@ed.ac.uk  Ashworth Teaching Laboratory
 Teaching Lab Technician  Susan Forbes  0131 650 5550  Susan.Forbes@ed.ac.uk  Daniel Rutherford Teaching Laboratory
 Teaching Lab Technician  Alan Isbister  0131 650 5375   A.Isbister@ed.ac.uk  JCMB Teaching Laboratory

 E-Learning Support

 Mr David Barrass

 0131 651 7090

 btovle@ed.ac.uk

 

 E-Learning Project Officer

 Dr Linda Hu

 0131 651 7091

 btovle@ed.ac.uk