Statement from the University of Birmingham

We understand that there may be shock and distress to hear of the terrible crimes committed by a former post-doctoral researcher at the University.  We would like to reassure staff and students that the offences are not in any way connected to the University or any other current or former staff or students. Our thoughts are with all of the victims of these terrible crimes and their families. If any staff or students are upset by this news and would like to have a confidential conversation a list of contacts and resources can be found on the following intranet page: https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/hr/wellbeing/workhealth/index.aspx - see the Advice, Listening and Support section. Students can be referred to welfare or student counselling staff: https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/as/studentservices/index.aspx