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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Kathryn Gillingham

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Head of Research Development

All Schools

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Tom Ratcliff

Pronouns: He/him

Senior Research and Innovation Support Manager

All Schools

Emma Allaway

Pronouns: She/her

Research and Innovation Support Manager

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

Felicia Black

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Research and Innovation Support Officer

Compliance, Studentship and International Funding

Dean Bowes

Pronouns: He/him

Research and Innovation Contracts Manager

Peter Hammersley

Research and Innovation Support Officer

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

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Susan Harris

Research and Innovation Support Officer

Compliance, Studentship and International Funding

Nicola Icke

Nicola Icke

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Research and Innovation Compliance Manager

Studentships - All Schools

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Jayshree Lakhman

Research and Innovation Support Officer

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

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Lynda Langford

Pronouns: She/her

Research and Innovation Support Officer

AACME, SSEHS and MEME

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Mattie Lewis

Research and Innovation Support Manager

SBE, ABCE, SDCA, London, Science and SSSH

Vijay Mendes

Research Contracts Manager

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Alpa Mistry

Research and Innovation Support Officer

SBE, ABCE, SDCA, London, Science and SSSH

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Rebecca Offiler-Russell

Research and Innovation Support Officer

Compliance, Studentship and International Funding

Julio Ortiz-Diaz

Research and Innovation Support Officer

SBE, ABCE, SDCA, London, Science and SSSH

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Lia Roberts

Pronouns: She/her

Research and Innovation Contracts Manager

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Denise Smith

Research Support Officer

UK Aid Programmes & STEER

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Lizi Wheater

Pronouns: She/her

Senior Research and Innovation Contracts Manager