Research

Staff Profile

Dr Amanda Gregory

Grants and Contracts Manager

Background

Roles and Responsibilities

I am  Grants and Contracts Manager and Team Lead of the University Research Office Grants and Contracts Team. As a Grants and Contracts Manager I am responsible for:

- Leading research contract negotiations with funders on behalf of the academic community.

- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of contracts relating to research including Commercial Contracts, Collaboration Agreements, Contracts for Services, Confidentiality Agreements. 

- Dealing with intellectual property, publication and pricing issues primarily with funding from commercial companies. 

- Ensuring compliance with relevant University policies and procedures.  

As part of my role I am an authorised signatory for research applications and research contract acceptance on behalf of the University.   

Qualifications

BSc(Hons) Microbiology (Heriot-Watt University)
PhD (University of Reading) "The identification of genes required for growth of Streptococcus uberis in milk"

Previous Positions

Grants and Contracts Manager, Joint Research Office, Newcastle University

Programme Manager, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Institute for Animal Health, Compton