New Academic Starters

Welcome to the University of Lincoln

On this page you can find links to a range of useful resources, information on the University structure, and useful contacts.

Useful Links

Academic and Research Hub

Human Resources

Please note these links will only be accessible once you have started at the University.

Human Resources Guide

Accessing CPD and Support


Induction and Probation

Getting Started

Minimum Academic Expectations

Mandatory Online Training

Updating Your Details

Guides and Handbooks

New Starter Hub

International Staff Support

Quick Start Digital Education

University Structure

College of Arts 

Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Matthew Cragoe 

  • Lincoln School of Architecture and the Built Environment – Head of School - Professor Stephen Pretlove

  • Lincoln School of Design – Head of School – Professor Anne Chick 

  • Lincoln School of Film and Media – Head of School - Dr Emma Watts 

  • School of English and Journalism – Head of School – Professor Jason Whittaker  

  • School of Fine and Performing Arts – Head of School – Dr Karin Savage 

  • School of History and Heritage – Head of School – Professor John Morrison 

College of Science 

Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Libby John 

  • School of Chemistry – Head of School – Professor Ian Scowen 

  • School of Computer Science – Head of School – Professor Luc Bidaut 

  • School of Engineering – Head of School – Dr Michael Gallimore 

  • School of Geography – Head of School - Professor Mark Macklin

  • School of Life Sciences – Head of School – Professor Steve Bevan 

  • School of Mathematics and Physics – Head of School – Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky 

  • School of Pharmacy – Head of School - Dr Josie Solomon

  • National Centre for Food Manufacturing – Head of School – Professor Val Braybrooks 

  • Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology – Head of School - Professor Simon Pearson

  • Medical School – Head of School - Professor Danny McLaughlin

College of Social Science 

Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Duncan French 

  • School of Education – Head of School  Professor Ian Abrahams 

  • School of Health and Social Care – Head of School – Dr Kate Grafton

  • Professional Development Centre – Head of School -  

  • Lincoln Law School – Head of School - Professor Matthew Hall 

  • School of Psychology – Acting Head of School - Dr Kirsty Miller 

  • School of Social and Political Sciences – Head of School - Dr Edwin Bacon 

  • School of Sport and Exercise Science – Head of School – Mrs Cathy Thomas 


  • Head of Department (Accountancy Finance and Economics) - Mrs Siobhan Goggin 

  • Head of Department (Marketing and Tourism) - Dr Abi Hunt 

  • Head of Department (People and Organisations) - Dr Deirdre Anderson 

  • Head of Department (Strategy and Enterprise) - Dr David Twigg 


 Useful Contacts

College of Arts 

  • College Director of Academic Affairs – Dr Finn Pollard 

  • College Director of Education – Mr Gyles Lingwood 

  • College Director of Operations– Mrs Lesley Bunn 

 College of Science 

  • College Director of Academic Affairs – Dr Kevin Jacques 

  • College Director of Education – Dr Andy Evendon

  • College Director of Operations – Mr Mark Page 

College of Social Science 

  • College Director of Academic Affairs – Dr Jon Slack 

  • College Director of Education – Dr Mark F Smith 

  • College Director of Operations – Mrs Emma Seamer 


  • Director of Academic Development - Dr Martin Elliott-White 

  • College Director of Education – Dr Deborah Lock 

  • College Director of Operations – Ms Hannah Pike 


Dean of Digital Education – Mr Andy Beggan 

Dean of Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching – Mr Jasper Shotts 

University Senior Tutor – Dr Garry Wilson 

Director of Quality, Enhancement, and Standards – Ms Linsey Woodcock