University of Bath

Sarah Jones Research Development Manager

Sarah supports academics in their research ambitions through expert funding advice, strategic planning and developing high-quality funding proposals.


Sarah is the Research Development Manager for humanities and social sciences in Research and Innovation Services (RIS). Her work includes identifying opportunities and developing high-quality research proposals relevant to the:

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
  • British Council
  • Department for International Development (DfID)
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • Leverhulme Trust
  • Nuffield Foundation

As part of the Research Grant Development team, Sarah facilitates workshops and provides skills training for improving grant proposal outcomes.


Sarah came to Bath following a career as a researcher and research manager in the discipline area of Criminology and Youth Justice.