Press office and contacts

For expert comment on breaking news stories or to arrange interviews, filming and photography, please contact one of the Media Relations Managers below.

The Press Office is open between 8.30am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday (except for Bank Holidays and closure periods).

Copies of press releases we issue can be found on our News site which can be found here

Please note, due to the current demand for our services, we cannot always respond to phone or email enquiries from individuals outside of the University not working in the media.

For urgent media enquiries outside of office hours only, call Rich Durber (Deputy Director of Communications and Public Affairs) on +44 (0)7436 052911


Catrin Owen
Media Relations Manager – Humanities and Social Sciences
T: +44 (0)7721 834238

Sarah Stamper
Media Relations Manager – Science and Engineering
T: +44 (0)7970 247396

Jennifer Morgan
Media Relations Manager – Health and Life Sciences
T: +44 (0)7775 547589

Alison Cornmell
Media Relations Manager – Health and Life Sciences
T: +44 (0) 7771 700680