The Queen Mary community includes amazing people doing vital work in all parts of the University. These profiles showcase just a few of them.
Ana Flores Reis, Sexual Assault and Harassment Advisor and Christina Govier, Policy and Campaigns Manager
24 November 2022
Meet Ana Flores Reis, Queen Mary’s new Sexual Assault and Harassment Adviser in the Advice and Counselling Service, and Christina Govier, the Policy and Campaigns Manager (Tackling Sexual Violence, Sexual Harassment and Hate Crime) in the Student Life team. In their profile, they tell us about the new Sexual Assault and Harassment Advisor role, Report + Support, and how they work together to deliver staff training.
Nouh Salibo, Medical Genetics student
17 October 2022
Meet Nouh Salibo, a Medical Genetics student in his second year at Queen Mary. He talks to us about entering the Hult Prize and starting his own business, and shares his top tips for new students on how to make the most of their time at University.
Dr Usman Naeem, Senior Lecturer, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
4 August 2022
Dr Usman Naeem is Senior Lecturer in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, and joins the Queen Mary Academy as a Fellow in 2022. In this profile, Usman talks about supporting students in recognising their personal growth, the importance of projects in the curriculum, and the therapeutic properties of Lego.
Manraj Singh Gharial, second-year medical student, Queen Mary Malta
28 April 2022
Manraj Singh Gharial is a second-year medical student at Queen Mary Malta. In his profile, Manraj tells us about getting his place at Queen Mary in Clearing, adjusting to life in Gozo, and what he does in his spare time.
Kristee Devi Bhuruth, IT Campus Customer Support Officer, IT Services
7 March 2022
Kristee Devi Bhuruth is an IT Campus Customer Support Officer in IT Services. In her profile, Kristee tells us about working as a woman in IT, her strong female role models, and gives her advice to women thinking about a career in technology.
Ella Rice, Product Owner, IT Services
20 January 2022
Ella Rice is a Product Owner in IT Services. In her profile, Ella discusses how she herself benefited from using LinkedIn Learning in her career progression, her favourite places on campus, and what it is like to be the world's worst DJ.
Dr Aoife Monks, Queen Mary Arts and Culture Academic Lead
16 November 2021
Dr Aoife Monks is Queen Mary's Arts and Culture Academic Lead. In her profile she tells us about her role as a Knowledge Exchange Evaluator, Arts and Culture at Queen Mary, and directing plays written by nine-year-olds.
Professor Nelarine Cornelius, Professor of Organisation Studies
7 October 2021
Professor Nelarine Cornelius is a Professor of Organisation Studies and Associate Dean for Academic Staff Development in the School of Business and Management. In her profile, she talks about her own family history and the importance of Black History Month for current and future generations.
Dimitrisz Sopisz, Grounds and Gardens Supervisor
26 August 2021
Dimitrisz Sopisz is the Grounds and Gardens Supervisor at our Mile End campus. In his profile, he talks about the planting of our campus orchard and the sustainability inititiatives across the campus including building hedgehog houses and planting a wildflower lawn.
Dr Lesley Howell, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry
13 August 2021
Dr Lesley Howell is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical and Medical Chemistry in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, and also one of the first cohort of Queen Mary Academy Fellows. In her profile, Lesley talks about piloting student facilitated workshops, working on using mixed reality technology for teaching and outreach work, and learning to play the piano.
Rob Tucker, LGBT+ Officer at Barts and The London Students’ Association
14 June 2021
Third-year medical student Rob Tucker is LGBT+ Officer at Barts and The London Students’ Association (BLSA) and incoming VP Barts and the London at Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU). He spoke to us about what Pride means to him and his work as LGBT+ Officer.
Volunteering in Greece with the refugees: memories from 2017 and 2019
14 June 2021
This Refugee Week, Queen Mary Library Information Assistant Anne-Marie McHarg reflects on her experiences volunteering with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Greece, working with humanitarian organisations to support people fleeing conflict.
Dr Jordi Lopez-Tremoleda, Named Veterinary Surgeon
8 April 2021
Dr Jordi Lopez-Tremoleda is Queen Mary’s Named Veterinary Surgeon and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Laboratory Animals. In this staff profile, he talks about how animals are involved in research at Queen Mary, ways in which his team ensure that the animals receive the best care possible, and projects aimed at reducing, refining and replacing the use of animals in research.
Patty Wang, Regional Manager (East Asia)
22 February 2021
Patty Wang is the Regional Manager (East Asia) in the International Student Recruitment team based in our Beijing office. In her profile, Patty tells us about her role in China, her love of hiking and who she would invite to her dream dinner party.
Professor Adrian Martineau
15 January 2021
Adrian Martineau is Professor of Respiratory Infection and Immunity at the Institute of Population Health Sciences in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is leading on the investigation of risk factors for developing coronavirus as part of COVIDENCE UK, a national study collecting data from volunteers around the UK to answer scientific questions surrounding Covid-19.