The aim of the Research Office is to encourage research activity and maximise support for research activity by complementing support available elsewhere in the University and by supporting the implementation of the research strategy at the direction of the SSPS Director of Research and the Research and Research Ethics & Integrity Committee.
The research office has three teams aligned to support our core research infrastructure, research and knowledge exchange and impact activities and project development and management.
Research Office contacts
For all general enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Open Access enquiries or publications please email OpenAccess.SSPS@ed.ac.uk
Research Office Staff:
Deputy Director of Professional Services
Lead manger for enquiries relating to REF, PURE, research careers, training and development; research committe; IT and estates; research centres; visitors; research data and information management; statutory compliance.
Research Data & Information Officer
Support for: Open Access, Research Data Management, Data Management Planning, PURE enquiries.
Impact and KE Administrative Officer
Lead manager for enquiries relating to knowledge exchange and impact; internal and external research communications; networking and partnership/business development.
|Helene Frossling||Events and Dissemination Officer||Helene.email@example.com|
|Nick Bibby||Research Press and Media Officer||Nick.Bibby@ed.ac.uk|
|Clare de Mowbray||Research Projects Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Lead manager for enquiries relating to pre and post award support; research collaboration and contracts ; project management; research/project expenditure and income; activity reporting; research ethics and integrity.
|Jo Wielgo||Senior Research Projects Administrator (Pre-award)||Joanna.Wielgo@ed.ac.uk|
|Dr. Karen Veitch||Research Projects Administrator (Pre-Award and general enquiries)||email@example.com|
|Eirini Souri||Senior Research Projects Administrator (post-award)
European Projects specialist
Post-Award support: Politics & International Relations, Social Policy, and Social Work
|Anne Valentine||STIS Research Administrator
Post-Award support: STIS
|Jenni Benyon||Research Projects Administrator (post-award)
Post-Award support: Sociology, Social Anthropology, Centre for African Studies, Centre of South Asian Studies
Research Projects Administrator (post-award)
To be recruited
|Frances Burgess||Research Secretary to Prof Donald Mackenziefirstname.lastname@example.org|
Research Support Office
RSO (Research Support Office) is the University’s central office for research support and hosts a dedicated European policy and funding team and a Contracts Office together with the college's dedicated Knowledge Exchange Office. Staff there liaise with schools to provide costings for research grants, submit grant applications on behalf of our staff, liaise with funders, and organise contracts on behalf of academic staff. There is also
Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI)
ERI offers a range of range of industry engagement and research commercialisation services for the University's academic community. In particular ERI can provide support to build business relationships and to support the bid and management of consultancy opportunities.
Resources and Services (for SSPS Staff)
All information pertaining to the Research Office resources and services can be found here (EASE login required).