Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

Research and Innovation Service

The Pro Dean for Research and Innovation Anthea Hucklesby has overall responsibility for research and innovation, working with the School Directors of Research and Innovation and the Faculty Research and Innovation Service.

The Service comprises the Faculty Research and Innovation Office, four School-based Research and Innovation Administrators, plus advice on the impact aspects of applications by the Faculty Knowledge Transfer and Impact Officer, Sarah Warm, who provides Knowledge Transfer and Impact support.

The Faculty Research and Innovation Office, led by Rebecca Adams with Sarah Cassin and Christine Price, is based in Beech Grove House.

The School Research and Innovation Administrators are:

They are available to provide help and support to staff either currently engaged in research and innovation projects or seeking to apply for funding for a project.

The Successful Research Applications Library provides a resource for applicants and includes analyses of reviewers' comments to help staff improve their chances of securing funding.

The Health and Safety Manager Linda Lock can advise on fieldwork guidance and risk assessment if required.

Kahryn Hughes is the Chair of the Research Ethics Committee that covers ESSL.

If you want to make the most of your research, find out how you can publicise it or learn how to talk to the media, the University's Publicity Toolkit can help.

The LEAP Researcher Training Hub offers skills development opportunities to doctoral students and research staff working in the Social Sciences. It is led by Jenny Rivas Perez.

The University of Leeds has a dedicated central Research and Innovation Service which works in partnership with Faculty-based Research and Innovation Offices to support academic members of staff who are seeking external funding and support for their research and innovation.

Central RIS also co-ordinates the University's REF submission and other returns, leads the implementation of new systems and procedures and co-ordinates strategic planning and policy in relation to research.

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