What do research staff do next? Career stories

What do research staff do next? Career stories collection describing the experiences of research staff who have moved to occupations beyond academia.

Peter Thompson

Assistant Director, National Institute for Health Research. Former research staff in chemistry at the University of Sheffield, UK.


Rosa Fernandez

Research Director, National Centre for Universities and Business. Former Research Fellow in Economics at the University of Oxford (UK).


Rossana Espinoza

Staff Learning and Development Adviser, University of Westminster, UK Former research staff in Education at the University of Warwick and the University of Leicester, UK.


Sarah Gutteridge

Higher Education Policy Advisor, UK. Former research staff in physics at the University of Nottingham, UK.


Sari Neijenhuis

Consultant, Life Sciences, specialising in research fund raising. Former Postdoctoral Fellow in oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK.


Simon Kerridge

Director of Research Services, University of Kent. Former Research Assistant in computer science at Durham University and the University of Sunderland.


Siobhán Jordan

Director of Interface – the knowledge connection for business Former research staff in Department of Genetics at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and the Medical Research Council (UK) Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh, UK.


Stuart Watson

Clinical Scientist – Clinical Engineering R&D. Former Research Fellow at the University of Glamorgan and University of Wales College of Medicine, UK.


Sushma Tiwari

Senior Policy Manager, Research Councils UK. Former research staff in genetics at the University of Bath, UK.