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The University of Southampton
Public Engagement with Research

Our staff team

The Public Engagement with Research unit (PERu) team are:

Steve Dorney - Director

Jo James - Public Engagement Manager/Deputy Director

Tony Curran - Lead for Spectrum of Public Engagement (sabbatical)

Ronda Gowland-Pryde - Public Engagement Spectrum Manager, Engagement Hubs Lead 

Silvia Lanati - Operations Lead

Jess Spurrell - School-University Partnership Officer

Louise Pirie - Administrator 


Student Interns:

Digital Communications & SPECTRUM support - Tinashe (Tina) Munyebvu

Health and Wellbeing Community Hub Coordinator - Olatundun (Tundun) Gafari

Nature and Biodiversity Hub Coordinator - Zoe Thomas-Buffin

Future Cities Community Hub Coordinator - tbc



From time to time we are able to offer short-term placements for students, doctoral researchers and/or graduates to work with us. See below for current opportunities:

There are no opportunities at this time.


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