New Research Staff

First contacts, overview of School support

Please contact your Portfolio Manager, details below. All contactable by email or on Teams.

Portfolio Managers are the first point of contact for staff seeking or receiving external funding in the School of Informatics and are responsible for the management of all institute grants and awards.

Staff member Area of Responsibility Email (or contact through MS Teams)
Caroline Hastings ILCC and CSTR
Joanne Pennie IPAB
Fiona Williams AIAI and IPAB
Laura Rich LFCS
Carrie McNamee LFCS
Barry Turner ANC and ILCC
Louise Foster ICSA, Speckled
Janet Ball Head of Research Services

Main responsibilities

  • Grant proposal preparation and costing
  • funding opportunities and funder queries
  • financial management of grant portfolios and institute budgets
  • research staff contract extensions and end of employment process
  • advertisement of research grant funded positions
  • appointment of research staff, in collaboration with Human Resources
  • commitment of studentship funds and offers, in collaboration with the Informatics Graduate School