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  Mrs Janet Clarke

  Public Relations and Communications

Public Relations and Communications

The Public Relations and Communications team promotes and protects the reputation of the University through external print and broadcast media and on the web.

The main activities are;

  • Issuing information to the media on the work of the University and responding to media inquiries
  • Dissemination of information about the corporate and research activities of the University 
  • Sourcing university experts to contribute to media news and features
  • Trawling for University stories with external media visibility potential
  • Maintaining the University's Official Facebook page
  • Maintaining the University’s Directory of Expertise
  • Briefing media representatives on the work of the University
  • Guidance for University staff on dealing with media relations issues
  • Monitoring and reporting media coverage
  • Public affairs monitoring and lobbying
  • Political liaison and public engagement

The team are happy to arrange independent comment and background briefings on any of the vast range of subjects on which the University's academics are expert.

For access to the private section of the University's web-based Directory Of Expertise, bona fide journalists should register using our online form here. Links to downloadable versions of key corporate documents of the University can be found in the sidebar on the right of this page.

Media representatives are invited to call any of the Public Relations and Communications personnel listed below for all enquiries about the work of the University. If you would like us to arrange a press facility visit to any of our campuses or faculties, please contact Edel Mairs, our Communications & Public Relations Manager to discuss your project needs.

Public Relations and Communications Staff Contact Details

Edel Mairs: Communications & Public Relations Manager
T: +44(0)28 9036 8310 - F: +44(0)28 9036 6872

Trina Muckian: Communications & Public Relations Officer
T: +44(0)28 7167 5511

Lauren McCoy: Communications & Public Relations Officer
T: +44 28 9036 6013

Lindsay Beacom: Communications & Public Relations Officer

Claire-Anne Irvine: External Relations & Communications Officer
T: +44(0)28 9036 6386

Janet Clarke: Administrative Support Assistant
T: +44(0)28 9036 6178

Nigel McDowell: Digital Media Co-ordinator
T: +44(0)28 7032 4408 - M: +44(0)7713 090738

Paul Gilpin: Online Communications Officer
T: +44(0)28 9036 6425 - M: +44(0)7850 912431

Communications Office
T: +44(0)28 9036 6178 - F: +44(0)28 9036 6872



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