Tina Ramkalawan


Brunel University                                                                                     

Job Title                                                                                              Tina Ramkalawan

Acting Head of Graduate School


Tina has a background in multidisciplinary collaborative research, with particular expertise in psychology, health and epidemiology. Her doctoral research was at the MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University of Nottingham, with a focus on outcomes for hearing-impaired children. Her work contributed to the establishment of the UK NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme. Tina has worked in academia for over 20 years, at a number of universities across the sector. She has extensive experience of developing researchers, having initiated and managed doctoral and post-doctoral programmes funded by the Medical Research Council. Currently, as Director of the Graduate School at Brunel University London, she leads the University’s strategy for researcher development across the university, working with researchers in all disciplines. She is also a Chartered Psychologist and a qualified coach and mentor.  Her publications cover the areas of disability and health research.