University of Exeter Handbook (Physics) Questions/Comments Department (Physics)

Academic Roles and Responsibilities

Head of Discipline

The Head of Physics and Astronomy is Dr T. J. Harries. Please direct general enquiries to the Education Support Office (Tel. 01392 723788, email: in the first instance.

Delegated Responsibilities

The Education Support Team (EST) work in collaboration with the following staff who have delegated responsibility for the specific areas listed. Tasks are linked to the relevant job description elsewhere in this Handbook; italicisation indicates that a task is one aspect of a more general job description. Staff identified by their initials are expected to act in an advisory role.

Programme Support (Physics)
JobPerson Responsible
Director of EducationDr C. D. H. Williams
Stage 1 CoordinatorDr S. M. Strawbridge
Stage 2 CoordinatorProf. G. P. Srivastava
Stage 3 (at Exeter) CoordinatorDr A. S. Plaut
Stage 3 (Study Abroad) CoordinatorDr A. S. Plaut
Stage 3 (Professional Experience) CoordinatorProf. T. Naylor
Stage 4 CoordinatorDr A. Usher
Research Student Training Programme CoordinatorDr F. Y. Ogrin
One-Semester/Year Programmes Registration AdvisorDr C. D. H. Williams

Projects (Physics)
JobPerson Responsible
MPhys Projects Co-ordinatorProf. M. R. Bate

Activity Co-ordinators
Welcome Week (Induction Week)EST [NJM]
Student and PhysSoc LiaisonDr A. Usher
Careers and Employability Co-ordinatorProf. G. P. Srivastava

Taught Faculty BoardDr C. D. H. Williams
Research Faculty BoardDr T. J. Harries
Combined Honours Board of ExaminersProf. G. P. Srivastava
Careers and Employment Service BoardProf. G. P. Srivastava
Widening ParticiptionDr N. J. Mayne
Equality and DiversityDr S. M. Strawbridge

Facilities Co-ordinators
Library Co-ordinatorDr A. S. Plaut
Teaching Laboratory CoordinationModule Leaders for laboratory-based classes.
Computing LaboratoryDr C. D. H. Williams
Laser Systems SupervisorGroup Leaders
Disability Liaison OfficerEST [ASP]

Problems-Classes and Mid-Term Tests
Level 1 Problems ClassesDr P. Loren-Aguilar
Level 2 Problems ClassesProf. G. P. Srivastava

Membership of Department Committees
CommitteeChairVice ChairMembership
Ethics Committee Prof. C. P. Winlove - EST, PV
Education Committee Dr C. D. H. Williams ADoE NJM, EST, GPS, ASP, AU, SSLC Student Representative, EEU Representative, College Representative
Mitigation Committee Dr C. D. H. Williams - Dr A. Usher, Dr A. S. Plaut, EST
Student Staff Liaison Committee Student Student Students, TJH, NJM, AU, CDHW
Research Strategy Committee Dr E. Hendry  IB, RJH, SR, CS

PostPerson Responsible [Consultant]
Physics Tutorial System Co-ordinatorDr C. D. H. Williams
ColloquiaDr J. Anders, Dr J. Bertolotti
TimetableEST [CDHW]
Postgraduate Admissions and PublicityDr F. Y. Ogrin
Undergraduate Admissions and PublicityDr N. J. Mayne
Assessment OfficerEST [CDHW]
External Students Registration AdvisorDr C. D. H. Williams
Allocation of DemonstratorsDr C. D. H. Williams
Module Evaluation QuestionnairesEST
Registration of StudentsEST

AreaPerson Responsible
Physics and Astronomy HandbookDr C. D. H. Williams
Pre-University Physics CourseDr C. M. Brunt
Dr D. W. Horsell
Science Week Co-ordinatorDr C. M. Brunt
Language Centre (English) LiaisonEST
Radiation Protection OfficerDr S. M. Strawbridge
Radiation Protection SupervisorsMr D. B. Colridge, Ms E. M. Green
Laser Safety OfficerDr J. J. Moger
Ethics OfficerProf. C. P. Winlove
Academic Misconduct OfficerDr P. G. Petrov

University of Exeter Handbook (Physics) Questions/Comments Department (Physics)