Research Services

Postal Address

Research Services
B 58, Bowland Main
Lancaster University

Tel. +44 (0)1524 592068
Fax. +44 (0)1524 843087

Research Services Staff

Head of Research Services

Yvonne Fox - Ext. 94905,


Pre-Award team: Development & Support

Sarah Taylor - Team Leader, Ext. 92734,

Gina Ramsden - Contact for Faculty of Science & Technology, Ext 95197,

Phillip Lewis - Contact for faculty of Science & Technology, Ext. 95200,

Andrew Wilkinson - Contact for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Ext. 94306,

Claire O'Donnell - Contact for Faculty of Health & Medicine, Ext 94902,

Di Hopkins - Contact for Faculty of Health and Medicine, Ext 92838,

Bev Abram - Contact for the Management School, Ext 10507,

Mary McManus - Contact for the Management School, Ext 95178,


Pre-Award Team: Support and costing

Sarah Brown - Contact for Faculty of Science & Technology, Ext 95214

Helen Boulton - Ext 95179


Post Award team

Gabbi Burley- Team Leader, Ext. 95236,

Peter Lloyd - Ext. 93221,

Toni Elsworth-Ross - Ext. 94729,

Alan Smith - Ext 95223,

General Enquiries


Contracts team

Maire Nolan - Contracts Manager , Ext. 92164,

Mark Reynolds - Ext 92765. ,

Suzanne Byrne - Ext 94900,

Julia Krier - Ext 94146,


Research Ethics

Debbie Knight - Research Ethics Officer, Ext. 92605,


Research Systems

Claire Tinker-Mill - Research Systems Administrator (Contact for Pure), Ext. 92084,


Nominated first point of contact for queries relating to research integrity and research misconduct:

Dr Sarah Taylor
Secretary, University Research Ethics Committee,
Research Support Office,
Bowland Main,
Lancaster University,
Lancaster, LA1 4YT,
Tel. +44 (0)152492605,



Research Proposals - costing and pricing, procedures, terms & conditions, justification of resources, pre-submission approval, ethics

pFACT - explanation and training

Full Economic Costing - costing and pricing of proposals

Electronic Submission - procedures

Advice for new academics/departmental officers - internal processes and procedures

EU Projects - proposals, procedures, model contracts

Andrew Wilkinson, Claire O'Donnell, Diane Brackley, Gill Harrison, Meaghan Grabrovaz

Post Award - grant set up, grant extensions, general post award administration

Invoicing - grant claims and invoicing

Research Income & Expenditure Statements - explanation & interpretation

Start Certificates - return of certificates to funders

Journals - processing month end journals

Stephen Parr, Peter Lloyd, Gabbi Burley, Alan Smith

Cost Statements - European Grants

Staff Forms - new staff posts and extensions to contract

Research grant/contract - budget reviews

Stephen Parr, Peter Lloyd, Gabbi Burley, Alan Smith

PURE - All queries

Claire Tinker-Mill

Student Schemes - Doctoral Training Grants

Stephen Parr

Small Grants Scheme - administration and call dates

Yvonne Fox

Ethics - Approvals & Ethics Committee

Debbie Knight

Research Committee - Agenda Items

Research Policy

Management Information - HESA/HEFCE returns, Research statistics

Yvonne Fox
Lancaster University
LancasterLA1 4YW United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1524 65201