IAD staff and contact email addresses
Contact details for our core staff, plus generic contact email addresses for a range of enquiries.
Update on getting in touch with us
The Institute for Academic Development continues to offer a mix of online and on-campus activities to staff and students. During AY22/23, we will be running an increased number of on-campus options compared to the last couple of years. Do therefore check workshop and event information carefully when booking, to be sure of the mode of delivery.
Institute for Academic Development staff are working in a hybrid manner with most staff working part-time on-campus. For enquiries it is generally best to contact staff by email in the first instance. It is generally best to visit the IAD building in person only if you have been invited in for a specific meeting or appointment.
Institute for Academic Development
- Work: 0131 651 6662
1 Morgan Lane
- Post Code
- EH8 8FP
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Institute for Academic Development staff
If you are not sure who to contact, please use our generic contact email list further down the page, and select the email contact that best fits your enquiry.
|Prof Catherine Bovill||
Co-Director, Institute for Academic Development / Personal Chair of Student Engagement in Higher Education
|Olivia Eadie||Co-Director, Institute for Academic Developmentemail@example.com|
Dr Jon Turner is now on a 2-year internal secondment.
Please now contact Catherine Bovill & Olivia Eadie for IAD Director matters on the IAD.Director@ed.ac.uk email address
|Curriculum Transformation Project Lead||J.D.Turner@ed.ac.uk|
Learning and Teaching team
|Professor Velda McCune||
Personal Chair of University Education
Deputy Director, IAD | Head of Learning and Teaching team
|firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 4083|
|Dr Aaron Allen||Academic Developer, Taught Studentsemail@example.com|
|Dr Hazel Christie||
Head of the CPD Framework for Learning and Teaching / Senior Lecturer
|firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 6669|
|Dr Jackie Dohaney||Academic Developeremail@example.com|
|Callum Ferguson||Study Development Advisorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Teaching Matters and Student Engagement PhD Internemail@example.com|
|Rayya Ghul||Lecturer (University Learning and Teaching)||firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 7186|
|Sylvia Joshua Western||Teaching Matters blog and podcast PhD Internemail@example.com|
|Lesley Kelly||Academic Developerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 6129|
|Dr Neil Lent||Lecturer (University Learning and Teaching)||email@example.com||+44 (0)131 651 7199|
|Dr Jenna Mann||Academic Developerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 4517|
Head of Academic Development for Digital Education
|email@example.com||+44 (0)131 651 4513|
|Dr Donna Murray||Head of Taught Student Developmentfirstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 650 5674|
|Nicolas Ruiz||Digital Education PhD Internemail@example.com|
CPD Programme Manager
|firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 6661|
|Dr Jenny Scoles||Academic Developer, Learning and Teaching Enhancementemail@example.com||+44 (0)131 650 4606|
Researcher Development team
|Dr Sara Shinton||Assistant Director, IAD | Head of Researcher Development firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 650 7002|
|Nicola Cuthbert||Researcher Development Manageremail@example.com||+44 (0)131 650 5395|
|Eleanor Hennige||Research Staff Careers Consultantfirstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 650 9084|
|Bridget Mellifont||Community Manager – Future Leaders Fellows Development Networkemail@example.com|
|Dr Katie Nicoll Baines||EDI Manager – Future Leaders Fellows Development Networkfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr Fiona Philippi||Deputy Head of Researcher Development | Head of Doctoral Educationemail@example.com||+44 (0)131 650 9084|
|Dr Anna Pilz||Academic Developer and Trainer: Researcher Developmentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr Fiona Quinlan-Pluck||Academic Developeremail@example.com||+44 (0)131 651 6657|
|Dr Emily Woollen||Academic Developerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 6657|
Operations and Projects team
|Amy Aukland||Learning and Teaching Conference PhD Internemail@example.com|
|Clare Barrie||Communications Officer - Future Leaders Fellows Development Networkfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sam Canning||Administrative Officeremail@example.com|
|Julie Daubenspeck||Senior Administrative Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 6662|
|Post vacant||Senior Administrative Officer CPD and Finance||
|Lisa Guenther||Project Co-ordinator - Future Leaders Fellows Development Networkemail@example.com|
|Bel Ingham||Events Administratorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Corrie Jackson-Levrier||Events Administratoremail@example.com|
|Adean Lutton||Personal Assistant / Project Support Officer (Future Leaders Fellows Development Network)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Louise McKay||Events Operations and Doctoral Programme Manageremail@example.com||+44 (0)131 651 7189|
|Christy Macleod||Events Administrator [on leave until late summer 2023]||firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 651 4518|
|Karsten Moerman||IT Manageremail@example.com||+44 (0)131 650 7267|
|Carla Perera||Administrative Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Senior Admin Officer – Business Operations
|email@example.com||+44 (0)131 651 4515|
|Dr Tracey Rosenberg||Senior Admin Officer - Projects & Engagement [this is the same person listed as 'Manual Notetaker / Support Assistant DLSS' in the global email directory]||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Theodora Sakellaridou||Senior Admin Officer - Projects & Engagement [on leave during 2023]||email@example.com||+44 (0)131 651 3598|
|Andy Street||Senior Administrative Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)131 650 4605|
|Cheryl Thomas||Project Manager - Future Leaders Fellows Development Networkemail@example.com|
Contact email addresses for specific enquiries
These in-boxes are checked by various IAD staff.
|Nature of enquiry||Email inbox (monitored by IAD staff)|
IAD workshops and resources for undergraduate students and taught postgraduates. (Not 1-1 study skills advice).
IAD 1-1 study skills advice appointments only. (For undergraduate and taught postgraduate students.)
IAD workshops, events and resources for postgraduate research students, including 3 Minute Thesis competition.
IAD workshops and resources for academic research staff and Principal Investigators, including the Get Connected Welcome Event for new academics.
IAD workshops, resources and network for postgraduate research supervisors, including our Supervisor Briefing sessions.
IAD workshops and resources for tutors and demonstrators, including the Introduction to Academic Practice (IntroAP).
IAD workshops, events, staff networks, resources and online guidance for staff in learning and teaching roles. Includes enquiries about the Principal's Teaching Award Scheme (PTAS).
Continuing Professional Development Framework for Learning and Teaching, routes to gaining HEA Fellowship, and the Edinburgh Teaching Award (EdTA).
The Postgradute Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP), including from prospective and on-programme students.
How the IAD supports staff teaching in online learning contexts.
About the IAD Action Fund, and also about IAD funding in general (i.e. what schemes are available / what they can fund.)
Enquiries about the University’s Learning and Teaching Conference