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Our Team

Flexibility with constant quality

 

pete moore Phd

Director

Pete has led around 1000 courses on different aspects of writing, in the UK, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Sweden and Norway. 

After submitting his PhD thesis in just over three years, he has gone on to create an organised approach to writing large documents. Using this, he has authored and co-authored more than 30 papers, and written over 16 single-author books.

Furthermore, this pace of work has not been at the expense of high standards – he has won six national awards for his writing and editing.  He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a member the Association of British Science Writers, the Society of Authors and the Physiological Society. He is a former chair of the Medical Journalist’s Association and a former member of Toast Masters International.

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Debra Dupret

Business Development Manager
Core hours: Tues/Wed 9.00-5.00, Thurs 9.00-1.00

Debra has experience delivering training that focuses on Leadership and Team Building. She also has a Sales background having worked with big brands such as British Airways.

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melissa hurley

Business Administrator
Core hours:
Mon- Fri 10.00-2.00

Melissa handles the day to day logistics for running our workshops. She is also a mature student at UWE studying English and History, having spent a few years travelling around the Far East and Australia.


Andy is a Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He did a Joint Honours Degree in Economics and Biology before completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and has nearly 20 years’ experience as a Journalist and Editor. While editing BBC Focus's interactive iPad app, it was named Specialist Publication of the Year at the Digital Magazine Awards (2011 and 2012). Andy was also named Editorial Person of the Year in the BBC Magazines Awards for Excellence in 2010.

Andy is a Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at the University of the West of England in Bristol. He did a Joint Honours Degree in Economics and Biology before completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and has nearly 20 years’ experience as a Journalist and Editor. While editing BBC Focus's interactive iPad app, it was named Specialist Publication of the Year at the Digital Magazine Awards (2011 and 2012). Andy was also named Editorial Person of the Year in the BBC Magazines Awards for Excellence in 2010.

Dr Jana Witt has a background in science and science communication, and has been an Associate Trainer with ThinkWrite since 2011. Jana completed her PhD in 2013 at Cardiff University, which focused on cancer risk communication and decision making for women at higher risk of ovarian cancer. Since obtaining her PhD, Jana has undertaken a postdoc at King's College London in the Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation and now works as a Health Information Officer at Cancer Research UK.

Dr Jana Witt has a background in science and science communication, and has been an Associate Trainer with ThinkWrite since 2011. Jana completed her PhD in 2013 at Cardiff University, which focused on cancer risk communication and decision making for women at higher risk of ovarian cancer. Since obtaining her PhD, Jana has undertaken a postdoc at King's College London in the Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation and now works as a Health Information Officer at Cancer Research UK.

John is a Palaeobiologist with eight years of postdoctoral research experience. He completed his PhD at the University of Liverpool and has subsequently worked at the University of Bristol and the Swedish Museum of Natural History. John has published regularly in high-profile journals and obtained independent funding for his research. He enjoys presenting complex ideas in a clear way and helping others to communicate more effectively. John has also worked as an outdoor instructor and teaches English as a foreign language.

John is a Palaeobiologist with eight years of postdoctoral research experience. He completed his PhD at the University of Liverpool and has subsequently worked at the University of Bristol and the Swedish Museum of Natural History. John has published regularly in high-profile journals and obtained independent funding for his research. He enjoys presenting complex ideas in a clear way and helping others to communicate more effectively. John has also worked as an outdoor instructor and teaches English as a foreign language.


Jonathan works with a variety of companies in both the Public and Private Sector including EE, O2, Avon & Somerset Police, Intel, Siemens, Lloyds Banking Group, Standard Life Bank, AWP Healthcare, Bristol City Council, Osborne Clark Solicitors, Destination Bristol and the University of Bristol where he is a visiting fellow and lecturer in the school of engineering.  He has extensive experience in training and coaching in leadership to support leaders of all levels to excel, drive change, manage performance and create the right cultures to deliver great results.

Jonathan works with a variety of companies in both the Public and Private Sector including EE, O2, Avon & Somerset Police, Intel, Siemens, Lloyds Banking Group, Standard Life Bank, AWP Healthcare, Bristol City Council, Osborne Clark Solicitors, Destination Bristol and the University of Bristol where he is a visiting fellow and lecturer in the school of engineering.  He has extensive experience in training and coaching in leadership to support leaders of all levels to excel, drive change, manage performance and create the right cultures to deliver great results.

Julia is a first-class Scientist and our Grants expert. She completed her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Barcelona, has 10 years’ experience in three different countries and is currently working at Manchester University. She has a proven track record of peer-reviewed publications and of obtaining independent funding. During her research career, she has cultivated her communication and training skills and has enjoyed helping other researchers with their manuscripts, grant applications and presentations.

Julia is a first-class Scientist and our Grants expert. She completed her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Barcelona, has 10 years’ experience in three different countries and is currently working at Manchester University. She has a proven track record of peer-reviewed publications and of obtaining independent funding. During her research career, she has cultivated her communication and training skills and has enjoyed helping other researchers with their manuscripts, grant applications and presentations.

Martyn’s current role is with the Royal Armoury Museum in Leeds. Prior to this, after completing his PhD in History at the University of York, he moved into academic publishing and worked as a Senior Publisher at Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. Martyn has first class communication skills and is able to negotiate with key opinion leaders from both industry and academia across a wide range of fields. He has a great understanding of researcher/teacher needs, assessment frameworks and structural changes in higher education.

Martyn’s current role is with the Royal Armoury Museum in Leeds. Prior to this, after completing his PhD in History at the University of York, he moved into academic publishing and worked as a Senior Publisher at Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. Martyn has first class communication skills and is able to negotiate with key opinion leaders from both industry and academia across a wide range of fields. He has a great understanding of researcher/teacher needs, assessment frameworks and structural changes in higher education.


Peter is a Teaching Fellow in English Literature at the University of Bristol. He completed his fully-funded PhD in English Literature here, and has since gained extensive teaching experience both at Bristol, and the University of the West of England. He is passionate about providing students and researchers with the tools they need to succeed in the increasingly competitive academic world. Along side teaching he is editing a collection of essays on the short fiction of David Foster Wallace, and writing on Kazuo Ishiguro, and speculative fiction.

Peter is a Teaching Fellow in English Literature at the University of Bristol. He completed his fully-funded PhD in English Literature here, and has since gained extensive teaching experience both at Bristol, and the University of the West of England. He is passionate about providing students and researchers with the tools they need to succeed in the increasingly competitive academic world. Along side teaching he is editing a collection of essays on the short fiction of David Foster Wallace, and writing on Kazuo Ishiguro, and speculative fiction.

Pam is currently completing a part-time PhD in English Literature on the socio-cultural connotations of alcohol in Victorian Literature. She is working at the University of Bristol in the Academic Staff Development department, organising and supporting workshops that develop research collaboration skills to support research communities in the GW4 Alliance. Since 2014 she has developed a programme of regular Writers’ Retreats for both postgraduates and academics across all faculties of the University of Bristol.

Pam is currently completing a part-time PhD in English Literature on the socio-cultural connotations of alcohol in Victorian Literature. She is working at the University of Bristol in the Academic Staff Development department, organising and supporting workshops that develop research collaboration skills to support research communities in the GW4 Alliance. Since 2014 she has developed a programme of regular Writers’ Retreats for both postgraduates and academics across all faculties of the University of Bristol.

Dr Rachel Orritt completed her PhD at the University of Lincoln on human directed aggressive behaviour in dogs, and previously studied veterinary science at the University of Bristol. She is interested in public health and risk perception, and has a strong background in Science Communication. Rachel has extensive experience of writing for and presenting to different audiences, and is currently working as a Health Information Officer at Cancer Research UK.  

Dr Rachel Orritt completed her PhD at the University of Lincoln on human directed aggressive behaviour in dogs, and previously studied veterinary science at the University of Bristol. She is interested in public health and risk perception, and has a strong background in Science Communication. Rachel has extensive experience of writing for and presenting to different audiences, and is currently working as a Health Information Officer at Cancer Research UK.

 


If you would like the opportunity to join our team then contact us, we would love to hear from you!