Dr. Kateryna McDonald

Senior Administrative Research Officer

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Brook Building, BB418

+44 (0) 1772 89 5140


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Kateryna provides support to all Clinical Practice Research Unit projects (CPRU). Having worked in CPRU since 2008 she has built upon and expanded experience of research administration.

Her role involves: development and delivery of administrative systems in CPRU; development and maintenance of secure databases relevant to the research of CPRU; management of financial information on research projects accounts; administrative support for CPRU academic staff and supervision of clerical staff..


Roddam H, McCandless P, Thewlis D, McDonald K. Judging the evidence with confidence: the student experience of an undergraduate journal club. UCLan Journal of Pedagogic Research. 2009;1(1):29-33.

Galchenko KS. Effect of lactoferrin on the viability of Arn8 and HaCaT cell lines. Tsytologiya (Cytology). 2005;47(6):494-496.


University Certificate in Higher Education Teaching Toolkit, University of Central Lancashire, UK, 2007

Diploma of Candidate of Biological Sciences (Cryobiology) (comparable to British PhD standard*), Institute for

Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 2003

Diploma of Specialist in Biology (comparable to British Bachelor degree standard*), Kharkiv State Pedagogical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine, 1999


Award by Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2005

Kateryna has gained extended research experience whilst conducting PhD in Cryobiology (1999-2003) in Ukraine and undertaking scientific training (2002) in Dermatology Department, Hope Hospital, Manchester, UK. Throughout previous positions as Research Assistant in UCLan (since 2005) Kateryna has contributed to a wide range of research projects and supported the preparation for the RAE 2008. Kateryna is the author and co-author of a number of peer-reviewed papers, abstracts and patents.


Member of the Society for Research in Rehabilitation.

Member of UNESCO Chair in Cryobiology.

Associate of the Higher Education Academy