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Susan Waldron

Director of Research and Skills

Susan Waldron is Director of Research and Skills at NERC, a post she has held since January 2020. She is responsible for research programme generation, policy, funding, and delivery in the domains of Discovery Science, Talent and Skills, and International Partnerships.

Susan joins NERC with a 25-year academic career and experience of delivering research through almost all NERC funding streams: manager of NERC Life Sciences Community Stable Isotope Facility node hosted at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre; a NERC Advanced Fellowship; Discovery Science, Newton and Large Grant funding.  She was a core member of NERC’s Peer Review College from 2015-19 and a member of NERC Science Committee from 2016-2019. She values future talent investment, evidenced for example from roles as Dean of Graduate Studies for the College of Science and Engineering, and local Director of the NERC-DTP IAPETUS1, both at the University of Glasgow.

Susan is a Professor of Biogeochemistry and her background is in geology, and shallow Earth System Processes - particularly carbon and nutrient cycling, and in disturbed landscapes, with understanding enabled by isotope tracing and sensor technology. She joins NERC from the University of Glasgow.

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Friday, November 26

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