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Culture Surgeries Contacts

The Culture team aims to support faculty and student priorities across research, education and service to deliver the ambitions set out in King’s Vision 2029. The Culture team includes sector specialists with expertise in collaborative education, research and innovation, public programming, partnerships, cultural engagement and cultural policy.

During the current crisis, the Cultural Surgeries will be delivered as 30-minute online meetings via Microsoft Teams. Below you can find out more about the skills and expertise of the various members of the Culture team who are currently available for conversations. Please get in contact with the person who best suits your needs to arrange an initial meeting or contact for general enquiries.

Contact details for culture team

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Dr Jamie Dorey is the Public Engagement Manager at Science Gallery London. Jamie supports researchers to build in high-quality, high-impact engagement plans into grant applications, utilising Science Gallery London’s and Cultures network of creative professionals to enhance engagement practices.

Impact planning; grant writing; public engagement with research; community engagement; science communication; art/science collaborations; project planning and delivery; evaluation  

Leanne Hammacott is Head of Cultural Programming at King’s and responsible for the public facing programme of cultural activity across the Strand campus.

Programming; Producing; Commissioning; Presenting; Content Development; Digital Media; Art Exhibitions; Artist Residencies; Festivals; Public Relations; Public Engagement; Project Management; Finance Management; Partner Development; Collaboration Projects.

Dr Johanna Kieniewicz is Head of Education and Research Collaborations and is responsible for cultural collaborations to enable delivery of King’s education and research strategies.

Strategy development; research impact; grant writing; project evaluation; partnership development; public and community engagement; art/science collaborations; curriculum development; student engagement; public programmes; project and budget management  

Tom Hunter is Marketing and Communications Manager for Science Gallery London and leads on the strategic design and tactical delivery of the gallery’s marketing, press and publicity campaigns.

Marketing; Communications; Press & Media Relations; Social Media; Copywriting; Strategic planning; Creative direction

Amy Brown is Project’s Manager – Student Engagement within the Culture Team and supports the education strategy by planning and delivering a programme of work that engages students from across all faculties at King’s in a range of extra and co-curricular education activities delivered in partnership with arts and cultural partners.

Designing and running extra and Co-curricular student activities, Student engagement, Event and Project management, Event production and logistics, Embedded education projects, Working with artists and cultural partners, Working with internal networks and KCLSU, Budgeting and Finance.

Nikki Crane is Programme Lead  - Arts, Health & Wellbeing – this work is focused on building on the university’s strengths in arts, health and wellbeing and identifying where and how synergies between arts and health can enhance education and research, serve the needs of society and support the health and wellbeing of students and staff.

 Contacts to established network of colleagues interested in this field across King’s, overview of arts and health field nationally, research and evaluation, strategy and funding, partnership-building; public engagement; collaborative projects




Stay in touch

For general enquiries please contact: