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Steering Group

The institutional contact and lead, Gerard Prescott provides liaison, leadership and continuity for the duration of the 3-year theme. He is supported by an institutional team, which:

    • acts as an advisory body for the Enhancement Theme institutional lead
    • oversees and coordinates the institutional priorities for the Enhancement Theme
    • consider applications made to the Enhancement Theme fund and allocate funds
    • raises the profile of, and increase engagement with, the Enhancement Theme
    • produces reports, case studies, media and other submissions as required by QAA Scotland
    • represents the university at local dissemination events and sector events, e.g. the Theme Leaders Group, the Student Network, and the annual Enhancement Themes Conference.

Team members


  1. James Price – Proctor's Office (Theme Administrator) 
  2. Gerald Prescott – Biology (Chair/Theme lead)
  3. Amy Bretherton – Director of Education
  4. Morven Shearer - Medicine
  5. Sharon Leahy – Geography and Sustainable Development
  6. Stephen Tyre – History
  7. Lucy Hadfield - Physics
  8. Margaret Adamson - CAPOD

Institutional Lead

Dr Gerald Prescott 
Senior Lecturer (Education-focussed)
+44(0)1334 463562