Julie McDermott


Since joining the School of Dentistry in 2002, I have gained a wide range of knowledge and expertise in the areas of student education and research and innovation. My role as Research and Innovation Officer is to provide operational support and guidance for the delivery of high quality research and innovation activities across the School. Some of my key responsibilities include:

  • Development and management of administrative processes for the School's REF submission
  • Ensure School compliance with HEFCE Open Access requirements
  • Monitoring external funding to improve the financial management of research grants 
  • Management of the operational delivery of the Dental Research Ethics Committee (DREC), providing specialist knowledge and guidance for ethics applications and ethical processes
  • Support the management and delivery of postgraduate research student recruitment
  • Co-ordination of strategically important activities at national and international level, including management of events, research conferences, marketing material 



  • NVQ Level 3 Administration