Davina Whitnall


University of Salford 
Davina Whitnall

Job title

Researcher Development Manager


Davina is a Researcher Development Manager at Salford. Her past roles include being a researcher developer at The University of Manchester, working as an independent trainer consultant and as a National Training Officer for The Co-operative Group. Her research interests are in pedagogy, developing confidence, leadership and supporting researcher-led activities. She's written two books 'ER Stories - Enabling Researchers Stories' and 'Ketchup - The confidence developing condiment.' She enjoys designing and delivering training and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Personal development is important to her and she's working towards Senior Fellowship Status as part of her professional development. She enjoys working closely with the PGR and researcher community at Salford and if you would like to get in touch her email address is: