Research support

We can help you to cost and submit your application, draft and negotiate research contracts and agreements, and support your post-award financial management.

We can help you with

Costing and submission of applications

  • Budget advice and development
  • Submission through electronic portals
  • Coordinating budget development with partners

Drafting and negotiating research contracts and agreements

This comprises Grant / Collaboration /Studentship / Data sharing agreements, NDAs, MTAs, Sub-contracts, Contract extensions and variations

  • First point of contact for formal action with funders or partners
  • Gaining internal authorised signature
  • Reviewing T&Cs against University policy
  • Due diligence of partners and collaborators
  • Grant transfers in and out of the University

For more on this topic, please visit the Legal Services staff webpages.

Award start up

  • Establishment of budget codes
  • Ensuring ethical approval
  • Transposing project and delivery plans into University systems
  • Signposting of relevant processes and procedures for personnel recruitment

Further help and information

Meet the team

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Tom Ratcliff

Research Support Manager

All Schools

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Catherine Allford

Head of Research Development

All Schools

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Alyson Bailey

Research Support Team Leader

ABCE, Science and SSSH

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Emma Barrs

Research Support Officer

ABCE, Science and SSSH

Dean Bowes

Research Contracts Manager

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Yusuf Dedat

Research Support Officer

UK Aid Programmes

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Jeanette Guida

Research Support Team Leader

WSMEME, SSEHS, and SBE

Susan Harris

Susan Harris

Research Support Officer

ABCE, Science and SSSH

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Will Hudson

Research Support Officer

AACME, London and SDCA

Nicola Icke

Nicola Icke

Research Support Team Leader

AACME, London and SDCA

Jayshree Lakhman

Jayshree Lakhman

Research Support Assistant

WSMEME, SSEHS, and SBE

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Lynda Langford

Research Support Assistant

ABCE, Science and SSSH

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Mattie Lewis

Research Support Assistant

AACME, London and SDCA

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Sara Mounteney

Research Support Officer

WSMEME, SSEHS, and SBE

Lia Roberts

Research Contracts Officer

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Celyne Velien

Research Support Officer

AACME, London and SDCA

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Adam Wood

Research Contracts Manager