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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

Support team

MICRA institute manager

Jo Garsden is the administrative lead for the Institute and has been with MICRA from the start. She’s responsible for the effective day-to-day running of MICRA and works with Co-Directors to develop and deliver strategy. Jo’s the first point of contact for external organisations wanting to make connections with the Institute and researchers.

MICRA project administrator

Jill Sambrook supports Jo with the administration of the Institute. She runs MICRA events including our popular public seminar series and focuses on marketing and communications. Jill joined MICRA in March 2013 from the University’s Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama.