Research & Innovation Services

Emma Dowden

Emma Dowden
Pre-Award Officer
Email: E.Dowden@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1225 38 4686

Pre Award Officer (pre-award queries)

Email: E.Dowden@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1225 38 4686 

Emma works with the following departments:

  • Biology & Biochemistry
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Health

Emma is responsible for:

  • the approval, legal and contractual aspects of research proposals and also the acceptance procedures for research contracts when awarded, in close collaboration with the University Legal Advisor;
  • the grant application and award process relating to all sponsors. This ranges from helping with initial proposal preparation to setting up project status for those that are successful.

She is happy to advise on all aspects of sponsored funding including:

  • Full Economic Costing (FEC)
  • pFACT Software
  • costings for research proposals
  • general guidelines on terms and conditions which apply to various sponsors
  • completion of RS1 and RS2 forms (application and award stages respectively)
  • contractual aspects of research proposals and also the acceptance procedures for research contracts when awarded
  • final reporting arrangements for Research Councils