As an Assistant Research Funding Development Manager (ARFDM), my role is to support academic staff in obtaining funding for their research, in particular from the UK Research Councils.
I work with the Research Funding Development Manager to provide:
For more information please see the Science, Agriculture and Engineering Faculty research support website: https://internal.ncl.ac.uk/sage/research/funding/index.htm
My particular areas of responsibility in this role are to:
Provide a communications strategy to ensure our support service is accessible to staff working across all schools and research institutes;
Contribute to strategy by preparing academic staff to participate in funder panels, boards and sandpits;
Enhance the support provided for Research Associates who have been identified by their schools as being good candidates for fellowship success;
Review and refresh our library of successful proposals so that the research support team can offer the best quality guidance.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you think I can help in any way with your research funding.
I have a degree in Natural Sciences (specialising in biology and chemistry) from The University of East Anglia (2011) and an MRes in medical and molecular biosciences from Newcastle University (2012).
In 2016, I obtained a PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry at The Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University. My research investigated the role of the NFAT and NF-κB transcriptional signalling pathways in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.