• Contact us

    The Research Degrees Team is here to support all research students from first enrolment to conferment of your degree. We provide all the central professional administration and support for all matters related to the University's research degree programmes, including all prospective and current students, in addition to assisting staff involved with delivering and supervising research degree programmes.

    We are normally based in Student Central in the Forum of the John Henry Brookes Building on Gipsy Lane site, Headington. However please note that we are not always based in the Office, but we can always be contacted by email during the core opening hours 10.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

    Research Degree programme enquiries, please email one of the Team directly as set out below:


    Members of the Research Degrees Team

    Head of Research Degrees Team Tracy Barber

    Responsible for all Research Degrees Administration

    • All matters related to research students and their programme of study from enquiry, admissions, enrolment to conferment
    • All Research degree regulations, codes of practice and procedures
    • Development and management of Collaborative programmes and funding agreements
    • All Research student data, OfS and UKRI Council funding matters and returns
    • Humanities, Environment and Social Sciences Sub-Committee and programme administration
    • Research Degrees Committee
    • Research Student and Supervisor Training programmes
    • Research Degree promotional activities and advertising

    Research Degrees Officer: Catherine Joyejob

    • Research Student admissions and enrolment
    • Fee and bursary payments
    • Attendance and travel letters
    • Science and Technology Sub-Committee and programme administration

    Research Degrees Administrator: Maria Brown

    • Support for the Graduate College Steering Group
    • Graduate College Newsletters
    • Graduate College Steering Group
    • Graduate College and Research Degree Team Website
    • Graduate College Research Students Networking and training sessions
    • Graduate College promotional events
    • Research Student Representatives