Usher Institute

Contact us

Get in touch with us. Details of our core teams supporting activity across the Usher Institute.

General Enquiries

General Enquiries (including estates and operations): usher.operations@ed.ac.uk

Communications, Press & Media: usher.communications@ed.ac.uk

Prospective taught student enquiries: futurestudents@ed.ac.uk

Find us 

The Usher Institute is currently split over two main locations, in the historic Old Medical School at Teviot Place, and at NINE Edinburgh BioQuarter.

We will shortly all be co-located in the Usher Building at Edinburgh BioQuarter:

 

Usher Building

The University of Edinburgh

5-7 Little France Road

Edinburgh BioQuarter - Gate 3

EDINBURGH

EH16 4UX

 

Find us

Director / Director of Professional Services

Director Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh
Deputy Director Professor Jackie Price
PA to the Director Joanne Blair-Gray
Director of Professional Services Vivien Smith

Full Usher Institute Senior Leadership Team

Communications, Marketing and Engagement

Staff and students at The University of Edinburgh can find more information via: Usher Communications - SharePoint

Team email: usher.communications@ed.ac.uk

Head of Communications, Marketing and Engagement Susan Buckingham
Events Lead Laura Marshall
Graphic Design Dawn Cattanach
Communications and Engagement Officer Sarah Murray
Communications and Engagement Officer - Projects Claire Jankowska
Communications and Engagement Officer - Projects Gabriella Linning
Communications, Marketing and Engagement Officer - Projects Kitty Flynn

Finance

Staff and students at The University of Edinburgh can find more information via: Usher Finance - SharePoint

Team email: usher.finance@ed.ac.uk

Research Finance & Business Support Manager Paula Grieve
Finance Administrator Magdalena Mazurczak
Finance Administrator Ailsa Morrison
Finance Administrator Sarah Parkin
Finance Administrator Oscar Rubio Barber

Human Resources

Staff and students at The University of Edinburgh can find more information via: Usher Human Resources - SharePoint

Team email: usher.hrgovernance@ed.ac.uk

Human Resources Manager Julie MacMillan
Administration and Governance Assistant Emma Thomson
Administrative Assistant
Rachel Stanley
Administrative Assistant Anita Shukla

Research and Innovation Support

Staff and students at The University of Edinburgh can find more information via: Usher Research - SharePoint

Team email: usher.research@ed.ac.uk

Research Strategy Manager Alex Peden
Edinburgh Innovations - Business Development Executive Laura Milne
Postgraduate Research Student Support Officer Sarah Golightly
Open Research Administrator Andrew Castle

Find out more about The University of Edinburgh's Student Wellbeing Service

Operations

Staff and students at The University of Edinburgh can find more information via: Usher General Information - SharePoint and Usher Health, Safety and Wellbeing - SharePoint

Team email: usher.operations@ed.ac.uk

Facilities Manager Bran Cervenak
Operations Manager Kate Britton
Institute Secretary Brenda Saetta
Institute Administrator Julie Davidson
Receptionist / Administrative Assistant Christy Vaughan

Teaching Organisation

Staff and students at The University of Edinburgh can find more information via: Usher Teaching - SharePoint

Find out more about the programmes and courses we offer

Manager

Cristina Matthews (currently on secondment)

Deputy Manager Michelle Hart
Marketing Lead Prema Howard (currently on maternity leave) Cover: Louisa Newbigging
Postgraduate Taught Student Advisor Alison Webb (Alison.Webb.SA@ed.ac.uk)
Postgraduate Taught Student Advisor Anna Cooper (anna.cooper.sa@ed.ac.uk)

Prospective taught student enquiries: futurestudents@ed.ac.uk

Find out more about The University of Edinburgh's Student Wellbeing Service

Additional contacts

Centre for Population Health Sciences

Centre for Medical Informatics

Centre for Global Health

Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit

Health and Social Care Data-Driven Innovation Programme

Contact us through an online sign language interpreter

British Sign Language (BSL) users can contact the University of Edinburgh via Contact Scotland BSL, the online British Sign Language video relay interpreting service.

Find out more on the Contact Scotland BSL website