SCIENCE INNOVATION, ENGAGEMENT AND PARTNERSHIPS
Head of Research Grant Development
Grants and International Programmes
Ruth is Head of Research Grant Development and is responsible for leading and managing the pre award grants development team, focusing on the provision of a proactive and comprehensive support service for the planning, development and delivery of the institute’s externally funded research activities. Ruth promotes quality, efficiency, consistency and transparency across all aspects of the grant development and submission processes, as well as strategic and practical expert advice to research leaders. She can offer support in the promotion and monitoring of research development activities, the coordination of large strategic submissions and specialist advice to research staff. Ruth has over a decade of experience working in funding bodies and universities to promote and support excellent research. Ruth’s current focus is on the implementation of a suite of expert tools to support the bid writing process and the development of a single source office for grant support.