Research Communications

The Research Communications team leads on promoting the University’s world-class research and the expertise of its academics.

Services for media

Journalists should contact the Research Communications team to:

  • Discover more about the University’s research and the difference it is making in the world
  • Be connected with an academic to provide comment and analysis on a news story
  • Be added to mailing lists to receive press releases about academic breakthroughs and discoveries
  • Be invited to photocalls and media events showcasing the work of academics and students
  • Arrange filming of our research or interviewing academics on campus

Contact us

News

Communications and Marketing

Work: +44 (0)7979 446 209

Email: press.office@ed.ac.uk

5 Forrest Hill

Edinburgh

EH1 2QL

Out-of-hours service

The communications office is staffed Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. The Duty Press Officer handles urgent media enquiries in the evenings or at weekends.

Duty Press Officer

Communications and Marketing

Work: +44 (0)7979 446 209

Services for staff

Colleagues should contact the Research Communications team to:

  • Discuss how best to engage the media with their research and expertise
  • Find out about the promotion of their research and activities on the University’s own channels
  • Learn about media training opportunities
  • Sign up for a daily round-up of the University’s media coverage
  • Receive a bespoke report of their appearances in the media
  • Pitch an opinion piece or longform feature for the Edinburgh Impact site

Team members

Catriona Kelly

Head of Research Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: catriona.kelly@ed.ac.uk

 

Science and Engineering

Corin Campbell

PR & Media Manager

Research Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: corin.campbell@ed.ac.uk

Rhona Crawford

PR & Media Manager

Research Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: rhona.crawford@ed.ac.uk

Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Jess Conway

PR & Media Manager

Research Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: jess.conway@ed.ac.uk

Guy Atkinson

PR & Media Manager

Research Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: guy.atkinson@ed.ac.uk

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Joanne Morrison

PR & Media Manager

Research Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: joanne.morrison@ed.ac.uk

Ronnie Kerr

PR & Media Manager, Senior Content Editor

Research Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: ronald.kerr@ed.ac.uk

Availability: Monday and Wednesday

Modern Apprentice

Zuzanna Soltykowska

Creative and Digital Marketing Modern Apprentice

Communications and Marketing

Email: zsoltyko@ed.ac.uk

Senior Management

Jen Middleton

Deputy Director, Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: jen.middleton@ed.ac.uk

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