Meet the team

Rosie Plimmer, Researcher Development Consultant


Rosie joined the Researcher Development Team in 2014 and has a particular focus on research students. She teaches on the PgCert in Research Methods course and is responsible for ensuring training provision complements internal strategies and national agenda championed by Vitae. Rosie has worked in Higher Education for the last 12 years within both programme delivery and commercial research teams and is a PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner and a qualified career adviser. Her initial degree is in French Language & Linguistics.


Dr Charlotte Taylor, Lecturer in Researcher Development


Charlotte is primarily responsible for student researcher development and teaches on the PgCert in Research Methods course. Charlotte is a Chartered Psychologist and an active researcher in the discipline of health psychology.




Su Fagg, Research Support Librarian


Su has worked at the University since 2004, taking on the responsibility of Research Support Librarian in 2012. She is the first point of contact for student and staff researchers for all matters relating to the research support provided by Library Services. Su also delivers several workshops related to her role as part of the Researcher Development Programme.



Dr John-Paul Wilson, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor Research

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John-Paul has had overarching responsibility for researcher development at Worcester since 2009. He retains this responsibility as part of a wider strategic remit to develop research activity at the University. He has worked in Higher Education since the mid 1990s, holding academic and research posts at Kings College London, University College London and University of Wales, Lampeter before coming to Worcester. He remains an active researcher with a focus on the social and economic history of Ancient Greece.