College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Communications, Marketing and Engagement

The team provides an integrated service to support and deliver the key aims of the College in new and creative ways.

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We can advise and support you with:

  • Staff communications
  • Student communications
  • Digital communications and web
  • External marketing and publicity
  • Media and press (handled by the central Communications and Marketing team)
  • Student recruitment
  • Student experience
  • Branding, copywriting and design
  • Alumni relations
  • Fundraising

  • Public engagement with research
  • Community engagement

Comms forum

We  host a quarterly Communications Forum, open to anyone in the College with an interest in communications. If you would like to attend, please contact

Team members

Name Position Email
Hazel Lambert Head of Communications, Marketing and Engagement

Jenny Durkin External Engagement and Communications Officer
Nick Kelly Web and Communications Officer
Julie Contreras

Stakeholder Engagement & Events Manager

Catherine Southworth Community Science Engagement Manager
Africa Reboto-Lopez

Postgraduate Marketing and Communications Manager

Shereen Carmichael Postgraduate Marketing and Communications Assistant

Renee Kidd Marketing Officer
Faye Watson

Public Engagement with Research Manager


Affiliated team members

Name Position Email
Chloe Kippen Director of College Advancement and Health Philanthropy
Leisa Thomas

Senior Philanthropy Officer,  Health, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Hannah Simpson Head of Marketing and Communications, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Easter Bush Campus

Guy Atkinson

PR and Media Manager
Shane Canning PR and Media Manager ​​​​​​