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

Pronouns: He/him

Research Support Manager

All Schools

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Catherine Allford

Pronouns: She/her

Head of Research Development

All Schools

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Alyson Bailey

Pronouns: She/her

Research Support Team Leader (0.5 FTE)

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

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Emma Barrs

Pronouns: She/her

Research Support Officer

SBE, ABCE, SDCA, London, Science and SSSH

Dean Bowes

Pronouns: He/him

Research Contracts Manager

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Yusuf Dedat

Pronouns: He/him

Research Support Officer

UK Aid Programmes & STEER

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Jeanette Guida

Pronouns: She/her

Research Support Team Leader (0.5 FTE)

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

Susan Harris

Susan Harris

Research Support Officer

Studentships - All Schools

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Will Hudson

Research Support Officer

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

Nicola Icke

Nicola Icke

Pronouns: She/her

Research Compliance Manager

Studentships - All Schools

Jayshree Lakhman

Jayshree Lakhman

Research Support Assistant

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

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Lynda Langford

Pronouns: She/her

Research Support Assistant

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

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Mattie Lewis

Research Support Assistant

Studentships - All Schools

Vijay Mendes

Research Contracts Manager

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Sara Mounteney

Pronouns: She/her

Research Support Officer

SBE, ABCE, SDCA, London, Science and SSSH

Lia Roberts

Pronouns: She/her

Research Contracts Officer

Denise Smith

Research Support Officer

UK Aid Programmes & STEER

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Celyne Velien

Pronouns: She/her

Research Support Team Leader

SBE, ABCE, SDCA, London, Science and SSSH

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Adam Wood

Research Contracts Manager