Dr Kate Charles Head of Research Grant Development
Overseeing support for developing research grants, and working in partnership with academic research leads to maximise research funding success.
Kate was appointed Head of Research Grant Development in November 2016. She leads the development of research funding applications across a range of major funders, helping to grow the University’s research portfolio.
Kate is responsible for:
- developing and facilitating large, multi-party, and high-quality, research proposals
- ensuring that the Research Grant Development team is the main interface between academics and external parties, to facilitate publicly funded research funding
- overseeing activities that nurture, support and grow our research power through significantly increased research income
Kate is a Member of the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) Training and Development Committee.