Leadership Stories

Raising awareness of leadership roles available to researchers.

Leadership in research can mean multiple things.  It could be leading people, leading a project, leading knowledge transfer, plus much more. 

Leadership Stories is a collection of online profiles from research staff who have taken on leadership type roles within the university, highlighting what support they had, the skills needed and opportunities its presented.

Christine Merrick

Chair of the BioDocSoc

School of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Engineering

Christine Merrick_Leadership Story [310 KB PDF]


Enrique Sanchez Molano

Member of the Research Cultures Working Group (University level) and Co-Chair of the Roslin Institute Career Development Committee (Institute level)

The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Enrique Sanchez Molano_Leadership Story [376 KB PDF]


Susan Lechelt

Post-doctoral Research Associate in Creative Informatics

Design Informatics, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Susan Lechelt_Leadership Story [366 KB PDF]


Francesca Saggini

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellow

Romantic Drama, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Francesca Saggini_Leadership Story [335 KB PDF]


If you have a leadership story to tell, we would love to hear from you.  Please email iad.researchers@ed.ac.uk