Research Office

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The University of Lincoln’s Research Office provides guidance, advice and information on funding opportunities, research bids and contractual advice

We provide expert services in research funding and support to colleagues including:

  • Identification and targeted dissemination of funding opportunities
  • Development of research proposals including redrafting and detailed comments
  • Costing and pricing of research proposals
  • Advice on eligibility issues and funder requirements
  • Guidance on good research practice, ethics and governance
  • Coordinating internal approvals and electronic bid submission
  • Contractual advice and guidance
  • Project set-up and post-award management support.

We also offer regular staff development and training events on finding research funding, research grant development and EU funding.

Research Development and Operations Manager

Dr Paula Eves

Research Development and Operations Manager

  01522 837867

Paula works across the Colleges of Arts, Social Science, Science and the Lincoln International Business School to help develop, implement and deliver strategies for increasing the quantity and range of university research income from RCUK and Charities. Paula has over 14 years of interdisciplinary experience stemming from a research background in the field of Tissue Engineering. For the past 6 years Paula has worked in a research development role supporting and developing large and high value research bids, nurturing and expanding cross-disciplinary research strengths in a number of strategic areas and encouraging the cross-fertilisation of research ideas and concepts. Paula is passionate about helping teams explore different perspectives that can introduce a new way of looking at a problem with the ultimate goal of finding more innovative ways of addressing a research challenge. When working with individuals Paula aims to create a dynamic environment that encourages them to be curious, to stretch their thinking and to support them in taking a few risks in order to stimulate research activities beyond conventional discipline boundaries. 

Research Development Officer (RCUK & International Collaborations)

Lyndsey Kemsley

Research Development Officer (RCUK & International Collaborations)

  01522 83 7821

Lyndsey is a Research Development Officer at the University of Lincoln supporting RCUK and International Collaborative research proposals. 

Senior College Research Officer

Cate Neal

Senior College Research Officer

  01522 83 7897

Cate manages the College Research Officer team and works with the Research Development & Operations Manager to ensure support is joined up between Research Development Officers and College Research Officers. The College Research Officers provide pro-active support, assisting academic colleagues in the development of funding applications by working closely with and drawing upon the expertise of the relevant Research Development Officers and Research Development & Operations Manager. Cate has direct oversight of the submission process for funding applications; particularly checking and managing electronic grant submission systems; accurate costings of projects; required university approvals ahead of submission, and ensuring timely submission of research proposals.