University of Bath

Research Grant Development

We support academic staff to secure grant funding and realise their research ambitions.

Working with academic research leaders, we are responsible for:

  • identifying research capability with potential for growth
  • bringing people together to address major research challenges
  • capturing funding opportunities

See our animation on how we are supporting ambitions.

Team members

    Dr Kate Charles is Head of Research Grant Development.

    Dr Caroline Ang is the lead contact for research funding applications to the European Commission, National Institutes of Health, and National Science Foundation. Caroline is also the lead contact for Architecture and Civil Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences.

    Nick Cook is the lead contact for research funding applications to the EPSRC, NERC, STFC, Royal Academy of Engineering, and Royal Society. Nick is also the lead contact for Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science.

    Francesca Guiso Gallisai is the lead contact for research funding applications to the Global Challenges Research Fund, Department for International Development, and Newton Fund. Francesca is also the lead contact for Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Physics.

    Sarah Jones is the lead contact for research funding applications to the AHRC, ESRC, British Council, DfID, Leverhulme Trust, and Nuffield Foundation. Sarah is also the lead contact for Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Management.

    Dr Laura Wisby is the lead contact for research funding applications to the BBSRC, MRC, Cancer Research UK, NIHR, and Wellcome Trust. Laura is also the lead contact for Health, Biology and Biochemistry, and Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

    Katy Warr supports research funding applications to the British Academy, and Leveraged University Research Studentships (LURS).