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Staff elections to Council 2018-19

The election to Council of one academic staff member cross-faculty was held 27th June - 11th July 2018. This followed a two week nomination period (6-20 June) during which time 10 nominations were received. The ballot was run according to the Single Transferable Vote [PDF 199KB] system and online ballots only were accepted for the first time. 

The successful candidate is: 

Professor Alison Blunt, School of Geography

The position is for four years from 30 September 2018, with the option to stand for re-election for one further term of four years.


Returning Officer's Report [DOC 155KB]

Full results table [PDF 62KB]


Background information to the election process


QMUL Council

Council is the governing body of QMUL. Members listen to, discuss, and constructively challenge the senior executive in relation to the QMUL Strategy, the use of public funds, the management of our finances, and compliance with our statutory obligations.

The Council membership includes both QMUL staff and individuals external to QMUL, including five elected members of academic and Professional Services staff.  Members have a responsibility to act in the best interests of QMUL and not as representatives of a particular staff group, school, institute, or department.

Council member role description [PDF 18KB]

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