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University of Bath

Dr Caroline Codling, Pre-Award Development Officer Pre-Award Development Officer

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


Caroline supports:

  • Health
  • Psychology

Preparation of Proposals

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

  • training on using the University's Proposal to Award Management costing system
  • 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 Caroline to check and submit your proposal.

Acceptance of Research Awards

If your proposal is successful, Caroline is responsible for:

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


Prior to joining here Caroline worked at the University of Brighton as a Research Development Officer.


Caroline has a degree and PhD in Microbiology from Cardiff University.