With responsibility for quality assurance and for enhancing the quality of the University’s academic provision, I work with staff and students across the University to ensure that we meet external expectations and initiate exciting new projects to enhance the student experience.
- Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2017)
- PhD Biochemistry 1986 - King’s College (KQC), London (awarded Tadion-Rideal Prize for distinguished post-graduate work)
- BSc Biochemistry 1982 - First Class Honours King’s College (KQC), London.
In a long career at Brunel University London I have contributed to governance at all levels. Current responsibilities include:
- UniversityEducation Committee (Chair)
- Academic Governance Group (Chair)
- Biological and Genetic Modification Safety Committee (Chair)
- Affiliate College Academic Advisory Committee (Chair)
- Affiliate College Joint StrategicPartnership Management Committee (member)
- Senate (member)
- Pro-Vice Chancellor Quality Assurance and Enhancement (Oct 2011-)
- Deputy Head of School (Learning and Teaching) (Jan 2010-Sept 2011)
- Director of Biosciences (Aug 2004-Jul 2008)
- Between 2001 and 2004 I held a range of departmental roles related to learning and teaching
Newest selected publications
Rand-Weaver, M., Patel, A., Margiotta-Casaluci, L., Sumpter, JP., Panter, GH. and Owen, SF. (2013) 'The read-across hypothesis and environmental risk assessment of pharmaceuticals'. Environmental Science and Technology, 47 (20). pp. 11384 - 11395. ISSN: 0013-936X Open Access Link
Bannister, R., Beresford, N., Granger, DW., Pounds, NA., Rand-Weaver, M., White, R., (2013) 'No substantial changes in estrogen receptor and estrogen-related receptor orthologue gene transcription in Marisa cornuarietis exposed to estrogenic chemicals'. Aquatic Toxicology, 140-141. pp. 19 - 26. ISSN: 0166-445X Open Access Linket al.
Zachariades, E., Mparmpakas, D., Pang, Y., Rand-Weaver, M., Thomas, P. and Karteris, E. (2012) 'Changes in placental progesterone receptors in term and preterm labour'. Placenta, 33 (5). pp. 367 - 372. ISSN: 0143-4004
Zachariades, E., Mparmpakas, D., Thomas, P., Rand-Weaver, M. and Karteris, E. (2012) 'Crucial cross-talk of interleukin-1β and progesterone in human choriocarcinoma'. International Journal of Oncology, 40 (5). pp. 1358 - 1364. ISSN: 1019-6439 Open Access Link
Giltrow, E., Eccles, PD., Hutchinson, TH., Sumpter, JP. and Rand-Weaver, M. (2011) 'Characterisation and expression of β1-, β2- and β3-adrenergic receptors in the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)'. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 173 (3). pp. 483 - 490. ISSN: 0016-6480 Open Access Link