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Dr Tim Aldsworth

Course Director MSc Biotechnology and Senior Lecturer Biotechnology | School of Life Sciences | Faculty of Health and Life Sciences | Email:

Stef Cormack

Course Director FdSc Paramedic Science | School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health | Faculty of Health and Life Sciences | Email:

Dr Ashok Patel

Course Director Human Biosciences and Senior Lecturer Biomolecular Sciences | School of Life Sciences | Faculty of Health and Life Sciences | Email: 

Sheila Leddington Wright

Principal Lecturer in Sports Therapy | School of Life Sciences | Faculty of Health and Life Sciences | Email:

Alyson Morris

Assistant Professor in English| As Faculty Teaching Fellow, I am encouraging the use of creative assessment across the University, and I am now working with members of staff from Law, Geography Environment and Disaster Management, International Studies and Social Science, and Health and Life Sciences.

John Burns

Course Director and Assistant Professor in MA Illustration and Animation| John has had animation work shown at the Astrium Space Technology Conference, Space Room, The Science Museum, London Oct 2010 and at Farnborough Airshow between 2007-2009. He has had exhibitions in Blackburn, The Lake District, Birmingham (MAC), Bath, Wardour Street, London, Frankfurt, and Paris individually and within groups.

Rachelle Viader Knowles

Associate Head of School- International | Dr Rachelle Viader Knowles is an artist, educator and researcher. Her most recent works explore text and language, translocality, dialogue as art, and artistic practices/methods developed through participation, collaboration and networks. 

Billy Brick

Languages Centre Manager| Billy's research interests include Digital Literacies; Social Networking Sites and Language Learning; and Mobile Assisted Language Learning.

Brett Sanders

Brett Sanders| Brett completed his BA (Hons) and MA at Coventry University between 2004-2008, he began teaching in a voluntary capacity in September 2009. He led seminars on ‘The Rise of the Modern Nation-State’, a first year undergraduate module. 

Bob Wilkinson

Associate Professor in English| Bob Wilkinson is the Course Tutor and Programme Manager for the undergraduate courses in English, TEFL, Creative Writing, Spanish, French and the combined Honours degree in English and Journalism. He oversees the academic content and quality of these courses within the School of Humanities.

Dr Geoff Willcocks

Director of Arts, Culture and Heritage| Dr Geoff Willcocks is Director of Arts and Culture at Coventry University, where he was also formerly the Head of Department for Performing Arts. He is also the Chair of Coventry's Music Education Hub and the Chair of Music Coventry.

Chris Johnson

Associate Professor| Director of Design Project Work, with overall responsibility for all commercial design activity within the purpose built studios attached to the School of Art and Design.

Glenn Noble

Assistant Professor in Theatre| Glenn is a highly skilled and versatile theatre arts practitioner, having seventeen years experience of devising and directing professional theatre and teaching within Higher Education.

Frank Magee

Head of School| Frank works for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the School of Humanities

Gwénola Bescond

Assistant Professor in French| Gwenola works for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the School of Humanities.

Kollette Super

Associate Dean - Marketing and Recruitment| Following a background in industry as a designer and illustrator working in fields as diverse as sports sponsorship and theatre promotion Kollette joined the graphic design team at the School of Art and Design and became Course Director for three years before becoming Associate Dean for Marketing and Recruitment.

Janice Smith

Assistant Professor in Sociology| Janice Smith has been teaching Sociology at Coventry University for over ten years. She has also taught at the University of Leicester and the University of East London (UEL). 

Neil Renwick

Professor in Global Security| Neil mainly researches on China, Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. He has had extensive involvement over many years with China and Japan and the other regional states and organisations.

Monika Koehler-Ridley

Assistant Professor in English Language| Michael spent many years teaching English language and linguistics in the Far East before returning to the United Kingdom in 2004. He currently teaches English language at Coventry University where he specialises in discourse analysis and psycholinguistics. A fellow of the HEA (Higher Education Academy) and he has presented at many conferences, the most recent one being in Valencia, Spain.

Zoe Gazeley-Eke

Lecturer in Academic English| Zoe has taught various forms of English as a Foreign Language including Business English, English for Young Learners, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), and ESOL for a number of years, in Mexico City, Moscow, Japan, China and Saudi Arabia as well as at UK colleges and universities.