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Dr Morgane Colleau
Impact & Partnership Development Officer (Degree Apprenticeships)



Morgane is an Impact and Partnership Development Officer in Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB). She focuses on the development of new Degree Apprenticeship programmes at the University of Exeter. She supports the work of Adele Dawson, Senior Impact and Partnership Development Manager.

Morgane works closely with colleagues in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences where she supports existing Degree Apprenticeship programmes, particularly the BEng Civil Engineering Site Management.

Morgane is also currently working with the Graduate School of Education to support the development of a new Degree Apprenticeship programme.


BA, Institute of Political Science (“Sciences Po”), Aix-en-Provence, France - First, 2008
MA in Middle East Politics, Politics Department, University of Exeter - Distinction, 2010
PhD in Middle East Politics, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter - 2016


Morgane completed her Undergraduate studies at the Institute of Political Science ("Science Po") in Aix-en-Provence, France. She first came to the University of Exeter via the Erasmus programme. Morgane subsequently completed both her Masters and her PhD in Middle East Politics at the University of Exeter. Her PhD analysed Iran's nuclear policy during the Ahmadinejad presidency (2005-2013).

Following the completion of her PhD studies in 2016, Morgane held several roles within the Doctoral College. She provided administrative and project management support to two Professional Doctoral Programmes within CEDAR for two years. This provided her with experience of engaging with NHS and non-NHS clinical providers. Morgane also worked for the Doctoral College's Quality Development Team and was the PA to both Professor Andrew McRae and Professor Kim Soin, the Dean and the Associate Dean of Postgraduate Research and of the Doctoral College.

Additionally, Morgane worked for Research Services where she provided administrative, financial and project management support to two large scale research grants: 'the AveTransRisk project' (H2020, European Research Council funding) and 'the Animal Research Nexus: Changing Constitutions of Science, Health and Welfare' (Collaborative Award, Wellcome Trust funding).

Outside work, Morgane volunteers for the Blue Cross, a registered animal welfare charity in the United Kingdom. She enjoys caring for the dogs at the Tiverton Centre and provides foster care for small animals.


Contact details

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Tel+44 (0) 1392 722922
AddressHope Hall
University of Exeter
Prince of Wales Road
OfficeRoom 1.40A

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