UK Research Development – Contacts

Dr Lisa Hill
Head of Research Development

Email: l.hill1@leeds.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 343 4663

  • Responsible for helping to shape the University’s strategies for research development, identifying opportunities where the University’s research strengths and capabilities align with external funding opportunities, and developing strategies to influence funder priorities
  • Responsible for proactively supporting the development of high value/strategically important research proposals
  • Responsible for leading the University’s relationship with UKRI
  • Responsible for leading the UK Research Development Team

Faye Robinson
Research Development Manager (Medical and Life Sciences)

Email: f.k.robinson@leeds.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 343 0011

  • Research strategy, planning and development
  • Funder intelligence for UK public funders in the Medical and Life Sciences (with a particular focus on the MRC and Wellcome)
  • Fellowships support programmes (including MRC and Wellcome)
  • Individual hands-on and project management support for large or complex proposals

Helen Pickard
Research Development Manager (Economic and Social Sciences, Natural Environment)

Email: h.r.r.pickard@leeds.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 343 7331

  • Funder intelligence for UK public funders in the Economic and Social Sciences and Natural Environment.
  • Fellowships support programmes
  • Individual hands-on and project management support for large or complex proposals
  • Research strategy, planning and development

Vicki Marshall
Research Development Manager (Engineering and Physical Sciences)

Email: v.marshall1@leeds.ac.uk

  • Funder intelligence for UK public funders in the Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Fellowships support programmes
  • Individual hands-on and project management support for large or complex proposals
  • Research strategy, planning and development

Poppy Leeder
Research Development and Infrastructure Support Officer

Email: p.leeder@leeds.ac.uk

  • Coordination of peer review processes for ESRC, NERC
  • Administration of institutionally managed funding applications
  • Organisation and feedback for mock interviews
  • Key contact for equipment and infrastructure and capital funding applications
  • Management of ESMS equipment database

Victoria Turner
Research Development Coordinator

Email: v.l.turner@leeds.ac.uk
Tel: 0113 343 4091

  • Identification of research funding opportunities
  • Administration and training in Research Professional
  • Organisation of strategic research funder visits

 

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