Dr Sandra Oza

Head of Research Culture and Environment

Research and Innovation Services Office, Research and Innovation

Sandra Oza
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  • Heads the newly established Research Culture and Environment unit in RIS-Research with a broad portfolio to support the development of a positive, inclusive, empowering, and aspirational environment for all.
  • Specialism in researcher, professional and personal development, wellbeing, coaching, research culture, career diversity, and peer-support opportunities.
  • Selected for the SFC Advisory Group on Supporting Scotland’s Postgraduate Researchers
  • Sits on several local and national committees relating to research and researchers’ interests and works extensively with colleagues across the sector on project-based initiatives for researchers.
  • Edited books on ‘Mentoring in Academia’ and ‘Resilience in Research’ and co-authoring a comic on PGR Narratives on Wellbeing - Sandra Oza — Discovery - the University of Dundee Research Portal
  • ILM Coaching professional, Belbin and Insights Discovery accredited practitioner