Improving Working Lives

We are committed to improve the working lives of everyone in our department, including:

Lobbying the University for an Equal Pay Policy Tick
Increasing the number of female MD and Clinical PhD students Tick
Increasing staff satisfaction with the promotion process Tick
Increasing the number of Fellowship applications Tick
Academic female representation is above the national level Tick
Targeting mentoring of female Clinical Research Fellows towards Clinical Lecturer posts Tick
Increased uptake of mentoring on all levels including continued access to Early Careers Mentor Tick
Establishment of an annual Dorothy Jones Lecture to showcase successful female scientists Tick
Funding places on the Aurora leadership training course Tick
100% appraisal rate for all staff with continuing emphasis on career development Tick
Ensuring all departmental shortlisting and interview panels are mixed gender Tick
Ensuring research support for academic staff going on maternity leave Tick



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Contact Details

Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation,
Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 9HN, UK 

General enquiries to:
Alison Brown

T:+44 (0)116 252 2951
F:+44 (0)116 252 5030

Postgraduate enquiries to: 
Susan Kapadia (PhD)

Anna Boyce (MSc)

Erasmus and Study Abroad Co-ordinator:

Professor Peter Andrew

T: +44 (0)116 252 2951

Other contact details can be found in People

Head of Department: Professor Andy Wardlaw

Deputy Head of Department: Dr Shaun Heaphy

Respiratory Team Lead: Professor David Cousins

Microbial Sciences Team Lead: TBC

Renal team Lead: Dr Jon Barratt