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University of Bath

Dr Graham McLaren Assistant Director, Research and Innovation Services (RIS)

Responsible for assisting the RIS Director and senior management in the operational delivery of the department and continuous improvement of service provision.


Graham is responsible for:

  • reviewing RIS operations to identify opportunities for transformation and improvement
  • overseeing the RIS annual planning cycle and budget management
  • instigating new commercial and grant-funded initiatives, including strategic bids, and leading on developments
  • managing a wide range of projects regarding the University‚Äôs research and Knowledge Exchange strategies
  • leading the marketing, communications, and events delivery for the department
  • representing the RIS Director both internally and externally when required