Dr Joanne Croudace

Research Planning Partner (MDS)

Strategic Planning Office

Contact details

124 Aston Webb

B15 2TT
0121 414 8191


Joanne was awarded her BSc in Biochemistry and Neuroscience from Keele University in 2004, which included an Industrial Placement Year at the Edward Jenner Institute for Biomedical Research.  She joined the UoB in 2004 where she studied her MRes and PhD in the Institute for Immunology and Infection, graduating from her doctorate in 2009.  Joanne then spent 6 years as a Research Fellow in the School of Cancer Sciences, specialising in stem cell transplantation, and has since taken up her current post as Research Planning Officer for MDS and LES within the Universities Research Planning team. 

Roles and Responsibilities

Joanne’s primary role is to promote the delivery of Impact from research taking place across the Colleges of Medical and Dental Sciences (MDS), and Life and Environmental Sciences (LES).   Working with academics across the Colleges and with University-wide teams; including Business Engagement, RIS and Media Relations she works to both identify and maximise Impact opportunities.  She is responsible for raising awareness of Impact across the colleges, and for the preparation of case studies for REF submission.  Joanne also provides support for Open Access and Open Data and in preparations for REF.


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