Life Sciences

Each College team within the Research and Enterprise Division (RED) has specialists with an in-depth understanding of your field of research and the relevant industries and funding bodies. Click on a specialist area to find out more and details of your contacts.

The Research and Enterprise Business Partner for LIfe Sciences is Head of Research and Enterprise Partnerships Lucille Alexander; lga4@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1718.

Research and Enterprise Development

  • Co-ordinates the research and enterprise support of your College
  • Manages client relationships
  • Identifies and develops new opportunities
  • Assists with client negotiations
  • Supports costing and pricing of work (with Contracts and Research Grants Support).
  • Reports and provides feedback to Colleges and Research and Enterprise Division Director on performance

Find out more on the Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange pages.

Head of Research and Enterprise Partnerships – Lucille Alexander; lga4@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1718

Strategic Research Development Manager – Diane Levine dtl6@le.ac.uk, 07866 511 137

Research Development Manager - Alison Riding aem19@le.ac.uk, 0116 229 7983

Research and Business Development Manager (Translational) - Purbani Chakrabarti; pc261@le.ac.uk

Business Development Manager (LISCB) - Charlotte Walden cw396@le.ac.uk, 0116 373 6414

Research and Business Development Officer - Andrea Koekemoer alm19@le.ac.uk, 0116 229 7034

Research and Business Development Officer - Suzanne Coates suzannecoates@le.ac.uk 0116 229 7086

Business Development Manager - Riddhi Shukla; rys18@le.ac.uk; 0116 373 6294

Knowledge Transfer Executive - Benoit Welch; bpw6@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 5864

Head of Regional Business Engagement – Anjuu Trevedi; at220@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 3354

Professional Learning Manager - Guy Peters; gp218@leicester.ac.uk; 0116 252 3701

Project and Finance Compliance Officer - Jane Pochin; jkp2@le.ac.uk; 0116 229 7583

Research and Enterprise Systems Specialist - Angharad Roberts; ar407@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1725

Commercialisation

  • Identifies new research
  • Provides IP (know-how, copy right, trademarks, patents) protection and due diligence
  • Identifies translational research funding opportunities to support commercialisation activities
  • Supports licensing, market research and identification of potential licensees; negotiating licensing
  • Supports academic consultancy and commercial services, including identification of potential opportunities and contract negotiation and management
  • Manages formation of new spin out companies

Find out more on the Commercialisation pages.

Technology Commercialisation Officer - Declan Cummins; dapc1@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1347

Spin-Out Manager - Sandy Reid; sr400@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1740

Consultancy Manager – Josef Walker; jaw69@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 3390

Commercial Services Officer – Jennie Marriot; jb341@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2416

IP and Information Officer - Rebecca Timms; ret25@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 3367

Research Support Services

Head of Research Support Services - Pauline Muya; pcm10@le.ac.uk; 0116 229 7209

  • Supporting the grant process
  • Negotiating research-related contracts and agreements
  • Advice on costing and pricing
  • Promoting the responsible conduct of research and compliance with regulatory and sponsor requirements
  • Facilitating technology and knowledge transfer in liaison with Research Development, Enterprise Development and Commercialisation
  • Post-award financial management of research and other services rendered accounts
  • Training, information and support for researcher skills development

Research Services can provide training and information sessions for individuals, groups, departments or colleges, including:

  • Understanding full economic costing and LUCRE training
  • Finding funding and getting the most from Research Professional and UKRO databases
  • Getting to grips with JeS and other e-grant systems
  • Planning your project (larger grants)
  • Understanding post-award finance and managing your budget (large projects)
  • Getting that first grant – focus on early career staff, fellowships etc.
  • Impact – what does it mean and how to make and measure it
  • Developing effective “Pathways to Impact” for Research Council proposals
  • Good practice in applications and making the most of internal peer review

Find out more on the Research Support pages.

Research Support

Head of Research Support Services - Pauline Muya; pcm10@le.ac.uk; 0116 229 7209

Head of Contracts - Rachel Machado; rjm57@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 3333

Senior Contracts Manager - Margherita Grotskyj Giorgi; mgg14@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 3395

Contracts Manager – Katherine Hetherington; kjd14@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1432 (maternity leave from mid-October 2016)

Contracts Manager – Suzanne Alizart; sa729@le.ac.uk; 0116 229 7794

Contracts Officer – Severine Illouz; shi5@le.ac.uk; 0116 229 7794

Contracts Officer - Navpreet Mander; nm366@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 5926

Interim Research Governance Manager - Dr Diane Delahooke, dd78@le.ac.uk, 0116 258 4099

Research Quality Assurance Officer - Cat Taylor; cst15@le.ac.uk; 0116 258 4393

Research Grants

Head of Research Grants Support - Brian Berry; bb118@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1814

Senior Research Grants Support Manager - Trudie Wardle; ta16@le.ac.uk; 0116 229 7901

Research Grants Support Manager - Nishma Chauhan; nc223@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 5971

Research Grants Support Manager - Ben Coomber; bc36@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1020

Research Grants Support Manager (Cancer studies, MCB and NPB) - Janet Harris; jh68@leicester.ac.uk; 0116 223 1384

Research Grants Support Manager (Genetics, III, Med Ed) - Jon Sole; js882@leicester.ac.uk; 0116 223 1989

EU Programme Manager – Victoria Hayward vjh15@le.ac.uk, 0116 252 5201

Senior EU Research Grants Support Manager - Marie Adams; mfs7@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1799

EU Research Grants Support Manager - Nickie Ketcher; nak3@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 3332

Research Finance

Head of Research Finance - Judith Mogra; sjm21@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2388

Senior Research Accounts Manager - Bindi Rakhra; bpr3@le.ac.uk; 0116 373 6277

Senior Project Finance Officer - Mohamed Asmal; maa76@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 2187

Project Finance Officer - James Bird; jhbb1@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2302

Project Finance Officer - Monika Maini (0.5 FTE); mm597@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 5044

Senior Finance Officer (Staff Appointments) - David Long; dal11@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2499

Costing Assistant (Staff Appointments) - Suzanne Griffiths; smg50@le.ac.uk; 0116 223 1453

Research Debt Controller - Jane Salt (0.5 FTE); pjs44@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2399

Researcher Development

Please see the Doctoral College site.

Research Strategy and Policy

The team are responsible for leading the implementation and development of research strategy and policy alongside the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise) including the governance, integrity and the ethical conduct of University research, and overseeing submissions to the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Head of Research Strategy and Policy - Dr Juliet Bailey (0.8 FTE); jab9@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2029

Research Ethics and Environment Manager - Lynne Parsons; lep13@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2181

Research Impact Strategy and Policy Manager - Sarah Hall; sh492@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2324

Research Strategy & Policy Assistant - Louise Thompson (0.71 FTE); lkw7@le.ac.uk; 0116 252 2759

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Research:support enquiries:
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redenterprise@le.ac.uk

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