Meet the Graduate Research Office Team

Dr Elaine Huntley

Postgraduate Research Manager

Elaine provides expert advice, guidance and support to all those involved with postgraduate students on the University processes, procedures and regulations applicable to postgraduate researchers and their study. Elaine is Secretary to the University’s Research Programmes Sub Committee which considers the appointment and recommendations of examiners. Elaine also liaises with external organisations to provide them with the data they may require regarding postgraduate research students.
Email: elaine.huntley@southwales.ac.uk
Tel: (01443) 482881

Sally Davies

Research Programmes & Examinations Officer

Sally is clerk to the University’s Research Programmes Sub Committee (RPSC), providing full administrative support for the appointment of examiners, reviewing examiner reports, awarding research degrees across the University, identifying and disseminating good practice in the delivery of research degrees and supporting the University’s commitment to research. Sally has specialist knowledge of University Regulations and Procedures relating to Research Degree Programmes and provides advice and guidance to candidates, academic and administrative staff, examiners and supervisors. On behalf of RPSC monitors registration, progress boards, supervision and completion rates periodically for internal and external purposes.
Email: sally.davies@southwales.ac.uk
Tel: (01443) 482692

Alison Crudgington

Graduate Research Office Administrator (Business & Society)

Alison is secretary to the Faculty Research Programmes Committees and Progress Board for the Faculty of Business and Society (FBS). She has responsibility for research applications, enrolment and annual monitoring of research students for the faculty and also advises staff and students about transfer from MPhil to PhD and anything else to do with research student progression.
Email: alison.crudgington@southwales.ac.uk
Tel: (01443) 654269

Llinos Spargo

Graduate Research Office Administrator (Computing, Engineering, Science, Life Sciences & Education)

Llinos is secretary to the Faculty Research Programmes Committees and Progress Boards for the Faculty of Computing, Engineering & Science (CES) and Faculty of Life Sciences and Education (LSE). She has responsibility for research applications, enrolment and annual monitoring of research students for both faculties and also advises staff and students about transfer from MPhil to PhD and anything to do with research student progression.
Email: llinos.spargo@southwales.ac.uk
Tel: (01443) 483568

Jane MacCuish

Graduate Research Office Administrator (Creative Industries)
Jane is secretary to the Faculty Research Programmes Committees and Progress Board for the Faculty of Creative Industries (FCI). She has responsibility for research applications, enrolment and annual monitoring of research students for the faculty and also advises staff and students about transfer from MPhil to PhD and anything else to do with research student progression.
Email: jane.maccuish@southwales.ac.uk
Tel: (01443) 4 82788