Research Policy & Support

  • Ethics and Governance Officer providing support across all these teams. Responsibilities are as follows:
  • The Research Excellence Team manages and supports the REF2021 submission, Public Engagement and Research Impact.

RIS Operations

  • The Strategic Funding and Partnership Development Team is responsible for the development of the research culture more broadly, providing training, facilitating collaborations, and work with academics to ensure that their ideas are developed into fully fledged viable proposals.
  • The R&I Grants and Contracts Team deals with the contracts, costing, approval and submission of grants.
  • The R&I Accounts Team looks after post-award accounts, claims, auditing and reporting.
  • The Management & Information Systems Team is responsible for benchmarking, reporting and supporting research systems and data management; this includes the support of ORCID, SciVal, Vertigo Ventures and Grant Application work.

For other enquiries:

General enquiries email for RIS Directorate – risdirector@kent.ac.uk
Head of Research Policy and Support – Simon Kerridge, headrps@kent.ac.uk
Head of Knowledge Exchange & Innovation – Carole Barron, directorie@kent.ac.uk
Head of RIS Operations – Andrew Massoura, a.n.massoura@kent.ac.uk
Dean of Graduate Research College – Paul Allain, graddean@kent.ac.uk

Head of Operations

Andrew Massoura

Head of RIS Operations

My background I’m a former lab-rat turned professional friend. After completing my PhD in Pharmacology at…

(01227 82)3256 a.n.massoura@kent.ac.uk

Development

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Funding & Partnership Development Manager

s.f.barnes@kent.ac.uk 07787 120660
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Funding & Partnership Development Officer

e.m.flowers@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)7572
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Funding & Partnership Development Officer

c.nash-267@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)6524
Sarah Tetley

Funding & Partnership Development Officer

Social Sciences

s.r.tetley-8@kent.ac.uk (01227 8)16423

Grants & Contracts

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R&I Grants and Contracts Manager

Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS); Engineering & Digital Arts (EDA)

j.benstead@kent.ac.uk (01227 82) 4203
Chris Barton Research Grants & Contracts Officer

R&I Grants & Contracts Officer

Biosciences; Economics; Psychology; Sociology, Social Policy & Social Research (SSPSSR)

c.barton-738@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)3789
Jo Verrall

R&I Grants & Contracts Officer

Kent Law School (KLS); Politics & International Relations; Anthropology & Conservation (SAC)

j.j.verrall@kent.ac.uk 01227 82(4624)
Karen Allart Research Grants & Contracts Officer

R&I Grants & Contracts Officer

Computing, European Cultures & Languages (SECL), Maths, Music Pharmacy, Sport

k.a.allart@kent.ac.uk (01634 88)8967
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R&I Grants & Contracts Officer

m.miller@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)3754
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R&I Grants & Contracts Officer

Architecture; Arts; English; History; Kent Business School (KBS); Physical Sciences (SPS); Tizard Centre

r.j.whiteing-59@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)4132
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R&I Grants & Contracts Coordinator

a.e.Gilbert@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)4427
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R&I Grants & Contracts Coordinator

f.a.pryor@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)4575
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R&I Grants & Contracts Coordinator

s.ritchie@kent.ac.uk 01227 (8)16146

Accounts

Ben Obembe

R&I Accounts Officer

Computing, Economics, Psychology, KBS, KLS, Architecture, Journalism, SMSAS

b.obembe-92@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)4800
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R&I Accounts Officer

Biosciences and Engineering and Digital Arts

d.keshavarz@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)16750

R&I Accounts Officer (currently on maternity leave)

CHSS, History, Arts, English, UELT and non-faculty staff.

d.a.kubicz-macauley@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)3067
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R&I Research Accounts Officer

CHSS, History, Arts, English, UELT and non-faculty staff.

G.Gorman-303@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)3067

R&I Account Officer

The School of Anthropology and Conservation and The School of Politics and International Relations

l.k.maling@kent.ac.uk (01227 82)3882
Nigel Martin

R&I Accounts Manager

Sports & Exercise Sciences, Pharmacy, Complex projects - strategic lead, Research Finance Network, audits, Green and Lean project

n.t.d.martin@kent.ac.uk (01227 8)16448
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R&I Account Officer

s.m.bashir@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)4402

MIS

Renata McDonnell

Management Information and System Manager

My role I am responsible for managing and supporting research systems and data management used by…

r.mcdonnell@kent.ac.uk (01227 82) 3190
James Manning

Reporting and Compliance Officer

j.manning@kent.ac.uk (01227 82) 4616
Lyle Young

RIS Comms Coordinator

l.young@kent.ac.uk
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Admin Support

R.J.Foley-27@kent.ac.uk