Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Programme Manager



+44 (0)20 7594 2921c.dilliway




G.27Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





Claire joined Imperial in December 2019 as a Programme Manager.  She manages various projects including the EPSRC-funded project INHALE: Health Assessment across biological length scales for personal pollution exposure and its mitigation. INHALE will assess the impact of air pollution on personal health in urban environments. This multidisciplinary project brings together the Departments of Earth Science and Engineering, Materials, the Data Science Institute and the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial, as well as partners at the University of Surrey and University of Edinburgh.  

Claire also manages 'COVAIR': Is SARS-CoV-2 airborne and does it interact with particle pollutants? bringing together the National Heart and Lung Institute, Earth Science and Engineering, Materials and Natural Sciences at Imperial as well as partners at the University of Surrey.

Previous to this role, Claire worked at the Overseas Development Institute for over 11 years, most recently as a Programme Operations and Business Manager with the Politics and Governance Programme. She was a Grants Administrative Officer with the Leverhulme Trust for a year and a half before this.

Claire studied at the University of East Anglia. She has a BSc in Environmental Sciences and an MA in Development Studies.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kumar P, Kalaiarasan G, Porter AE, et al., 2021, An overview of methods of fine and ultrafine particle collection for physicochemical characterisation and toxicity assessments., Science of the Total Environment, Vol:756, ISSN:0048-9697, Pages:1-22

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