Gavin Hall – Field Trials Manager

Gavin has 20 years’ experience in horticulture; he became the field trials manager at Nafferton Ecological Farm in March 2010. His main responsibility is the establishment, maintenance, sampling and harvesting of the NEFG experimental field trials. Gavin assists with all of the field-based research projects and manages the practical components of individual post-graduate student projects.

Phone: +44 (0) 1661 830222
Email:  gavin.hall@ncl.ac.uk

Rachel Chapman – Field Trials Technician

Rachel joined the field trials team at Nafferton Ecological Farming Group in August 2010. Her main duties and responsibilities as an assistant field trials technician are to assist in the establishment, maintenance, sampling and harvesting of the NEFG experimental field trials. Other duties include data collection, laboratory work and organising samples. Along with Gavin, Rachel has a hand in all of the field-based research and assists with post-graduate student projects.

Phone: +44 (0) 1661 830222
Email: rachel.chapman@ncl.ac.uk

 

Eleni Chatzidimitriou – Lab Technician

Eleni has been a Newcastle University Research Technician with NEFG since 2013, while also working part-time towards a PhD on the impact of management practices on the egg nutrition. She specialises in analytical techniques used to determine the nutritional composition of different foods and food products. Eleni has been involved in developing and facilitating the analyses of animal and crop-based products for a multitude of projects.

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Phone: (+44) (0) 1912086879
Email:eleni.chatz@ncl.ac.uk

Jenny Gilroy – Administration

Jenny is responsible for the administrative support for the group, including purchasing and clerical support of existing and future research projects. She is responsible for managing booking and scheduling of NEFG room space, coordinating group and research head meetings and directing all NEFG-related correspondence to the appropriate individuals.

Phone: +44 (0) 1661 830222
Email: jenny.gilroy@ncl.ac.uk