Department is run by the Head of Department, Professor Roberto
Franzosi, with the help of an administrative
team, members of staff with specific administrative duties and
responsibilities, and several committees.
University Committee Representation
The Department has
representation in several Faculty and University Committees.
following committees meet once per term: Faculty Board (Policy & Resource), Faculty Board (Teaching & Learning),
(Research in the Arts & Humanities), Steering
Committee for Research in the Arts & Humanities, Board in Research in
the Social Sciences, Undergraduate Studies Committee, Library Committee,
Faculty IT Committee, Board of Studies for Management Studies, Board
of Studies for the Centre for Euro-Asian Studies, Board of Studies
for European Studies, Graduate
School of European & International Studies Board of Studies.
The Admissions Committee
meets once in the Autumn and Spring terms.
The Committee on Student
Exchanges meets once in the Autumn and Summer terms.
Departmental Administrative Offices are:
officers (Part 1, Year 2, and Part 3)
The key committees
in the department are:
Committee has prime responsibility for the promotion of research
in the department. The Committee identifies staff's research plans
and helps them with grant proposals. The Committee encourages
staff to present research ideas and work in progress in the
Workshops and keeps the department informed on the activities
sponsored by the University Board for Research, the Board for
Research in the Social Sciences, and the Research and Enterprise
Committee reviews postgraduate affairs, including the development
and evaluation of the curriculum; discusses and distributes
teaching and supervisory duties among the members of staff;
arbitrates in case of differences between students and
supervisors; grants and renews departmental studentships to
postgraduate students; promotes the new programme nationally and
abroad; and evaluates prospective new students.
reviews all matters relating to undergraduate teaching, in
particular the development and evaluation of the undergraduate
curriculum (e.g., scrutiny of syllabi).