University of Bath

Emma Perry Pre-Award Development Officer

Emma advises academic staff on the preparation of their research proposals and acceptance of research awards.


Emma supports:

  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Mechanical Engineering

Emma works Monday am, Tuesday and Thursday. Claudia Gumm covers these departments on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Preparation of Proposals

As your Pre-Award Development Officer, Emma is responsible for:

  • training on using the University costing system (Proposal to Award Management)
  • advising on compliance with internal and external procedures when applying for funding
  • checking all external research funding applications

Most major funders now have electronic submission systems, which submit your proposal via the Pre-Award team. Allow at least five working days for Emma to check and submit your proposal.

Acceptance of Research Awards

If your proposal is successful, Emma is responsible for:

  • checking terms and conditions of funding offers prior to signature or formal acceptance
  • preparing budgets for internal approval