Dr Alison Evans Head of Pre-Award and Contracts
Responsible for overseeing support for research funding applications and awards and for making sure they meet funder and University requirements.
Alison was appointed Head of Pre-Award and Contracts in 2016.
The main purpose of her role is to manage the delivery of research applications and contracts across a range of funders. This helps grow the University’s Research and Innovation portfolio in line with strategic aims.
Within this remit Alison takes responsibility for:
- advising academics on the preparation of their research proposals, focusing on finance and compliance with internal and external procedures
- reviewing, negotiating and delivering research contracts with an acceptable level of risk to the University
Alison is also responsible for managing the electronic Proposal to Award Management (PAM) system.