Key roles

Head of School

Professor Gareth Miles

The Head of School (HoS) overseas the planning and delivery of the School strategy and policies, convenes and reports to the management committee, and is responsible for ensuring the health and wellbeing of all staff in the work place.
Full biography

Email:
psyhos@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2050

Deputy Head of School

Professor Josep Call

The Deputy Head of School substitutes for the Head of School as required and assists the Head of School in drafting policy and strategy documents.
Full biography

Email:
jc276@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 3608

School Manager

Shona Deigman

The School Manager reports to the School management committee on matters of health and safety, strategy and planning, operational and resource management, and building management. The School Manager convenes the School Ethics Committee (SEC) and attends University ethics meetings for both human and non-human animal research on a regular basis. The School Manager is a member of the Service Directors Group and attends the University School Managers meetings - both meet monthly.
Full biography

Email:
psyscman@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2092

Director of Teaching

Dr Mike Oram

The Director of Teaching (DoT) manages all taught modules and programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. The DoT is convenor of the School teaching committee and reports to the School management committee on matters of teaching strategy, policy and issues.
Full biography

Email:
psydot@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2062

Director of Research

Professor Julie Harris

The Director of Research (DoR) facilitates and promotes research within the School. The DoR collates research activity and works with the University’s Research and Innovation Services to prepare the School’s submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The DoR convenes the School’s research committee and reports to the School management committee on matters of research strategy, policy and activities. The DoR attends University Directors of Research meetings on a monthly basis.
Full biography

Email:
psydor@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2061

Director of Postgraduate Studies

Dr Ines Jentzsch

The Director of Postgraduates (DoPG) manages the postgraduate research community within the School and reports to Head of School on matters regarding postgraduate strategy and University policy. The DoPG attends the University Postgraduate Research Committee and monthly DoPG lunches.
Full biography

Email:
ij7@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 3060

Director of Impact

Dr James Ainge

The Director of Impact (DoI) facilitates and promotes research impact within the School. The DoI collates impact activities and works with the University’s Research and Innovation Services to prepare external impact assessment submissions for the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The DoI reports to the School management committee and research committee and attends the Directors of Impact meetings.
Full biography

Email:
jaa7@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2057

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Dr Gillian Brown

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer is expected to help foster a work and study environment that promotes equality of opportunity for staff and students across all protected characteristics. The EDI Officer chairs the School EDI Committee, which meets once per month during semester and attends the University EDI Committee meetings and other relevant meetings.
Full biography

Email:
psyequal@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 3041

Student Wellbeing Officer

Dr Paula Miles

The Student Wellbeing Officer provides support and advice to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students who require additional support beyond what is offered through Student Services, the ASC or CAPOD.
Full biography

Email:
psyneuro_wellbeing@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 3088

School IT Manager

Jackie MacPherson

The School IT Manager oversees the teaching, research and administrative IT support within the School. The School IT Manager reports to the School management committee on IT and data storage strategy, policy and issues.
Full biography

Email:
jm5@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 3088