ALSS research team

Professor Eugene Giddens is Faculty Director of Research. He helps co-ordinate and implement research strategy, including RAE research, knowledge transfer and research-income generation. He also assists with the development of the faculty research environment.

Dr Sergio Fava is Faculty Director of Research Students. He oversees a selection of graduate students, monitors student progress and training opportunities and is a member of both the Faculty and University Research Degree Committees.

Emily Downing is the Faculty's Research Co-ordinator.

If you have an enquiry about applying for a research degree, please email

For administrative enquiries about our research courses please email

Responsibility for the administration of research degrees is held by the Academic Registry.