Accessibility statement

IP & Legal

Michael Barber
Acting Head of IP & Legal
Michael.barber@york.ac.uk
ext. 8693

  • Review of research contracts
  • Clinical Trial Sponsorship
  • Advice on clinical trials and studies

Michael deals with research contracts from the following groups:

Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Biology (excluding Centre for Novel Agricultural Products), Computer Science, Health Sciences, Hull York Medical School (HYMS), Mathematics, Psychology (including YNiC)
and with subsidiaries York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) and PCMIS Health Technologies Ltd.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Clinical Trial Sponsorship
  • Advice on clinical trials and studies
  • Support for Human Tissue Act Registration and Tissue Bank
Michael Barber

Rebecca Borgan
Contracts Officer
rebecca.borgan@york.ac.uk
ext. 6574

  • Review of research contracts

Rebecca deals with research contracts from the following departments:

Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, Centre for Novel Agricultural Products
and the subsidiary Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC)

Other Responsibilities:

  • Nagoya Protocol/Access and Benefit Sharing compliance
Rebecca Borgan 

Catherine Jardine
Contracts officer
catherine.jardine@york.ac.uk
ext. 8870

  • Review of research contracts

Catherine deals with research contracts from the following departments:

Chemistry (excluding Green Chemistry), Electronic Engineering
Physics (including Nanocentre)

 Catherine Jardine

Nicola Floyd
Contracts Assistant
Nicola.floyd@york.ac.uk
ext. 8674

  • Review of research contracts

Nicola deals with research contracts from the following departments:

Environment (including York Stockholm Environment Institute), Economics, Education, Law
Management, Politics (including CAHR), Social Policy and Social Work (including the Social Policy Research Unit), Sociology

Other Responsibilities:

  • Primary contact (all departments) for review of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs/CDAs) and Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs)
Nicola Floyd