Research Finance

The Research Finance team are responsible for the administration of externally funded research project accounts once an award has been received and accepted by the University, with a responsibility for managing the university’s £800m portfolio of research project accounts.

The team maintain up-to-date specialist knowledge of a wide range of funders’ financial terms and conditions and provide expert advice on the management of project finances in order to assist in maximising research income to the University. The team provide guidance to Principal Investigators and other stakeholders where required to ensure compliance with both funder rules and internal accounting policies.

The Research Finance team are responsible for a wide range of tasks required to manage project accounts on behalf of the university and individual academics, including raising funder invoices and completing funder claims in line with payment schedules/deadlines, advising on the availability of funds for research-funded staff recruitment, managing external funder audits, managing month-end accounting routines, transfers of costs between project accounts where required to meet funder rules and/or maximise expenditure, and completing final account reconciliations and closing project accounts in a timely manner.

Contacts by College

College of Arts and Law (non EU)

 
All Costing Requests to be made directly to the College
Worktribe birmingham-research.worktribe.com/
 
Post Award 
Team Leader Tracee Slater T.J.Slater@bham.ac.uk  
General CAL inbox cal.post-award@contacts.bham.ac.uk

For queries please use the general CAL inbox

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (non EU)

 
All Costing Requests to be made directly to the College
Worktribe birmingham-research.worktribe.com/
 
Post Award 
Team Leader Ravinder Mahoon R.Mahoon@bham.ac.uk  
General EPS inbox eps.post-award@contacts.bham.ac.uk

For queries please use the general EPS inbox

College of Life and Environmental Sciences (non EU)

 
All Costing Requests to be made directly to the College
Worktribe

birmingham-research.worktribe.com/

 
Post Award 
Team Leader Tracee Slater T.J.Slater@bham.ac.uk 
General LES inbox les.post-award@contacts.bham.ac.uk

For queries please use the general LES inbox

College of Medical and Dental Sciences (non EU)


Post Award 
Team Leader Jo Hawkins J.Hawkins@bham.ac.uk 
BCTU – Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit Researchpostawardfinance-bctu@contacts.bham.ac.uk
CCTU - Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Researchpostawardfinance-cctu@contacts.bham.ac.uk
IAHR - Institute of Applied Health Research Researchpostawardfinance-iahr@contacts.bham.ac.uk
ICGS - Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences Researchpostawardfinance-icgs@contacts.bham.ac.uk
  
Team Leader Jo Marchington J.E Marchington@bham.ac.uk 
Cardiovascular Sciences Researchpostawardfinance-ICVS@contacts.bham.ac.uk 
Clinical Sciences (Pharmacy & Nursing) Researchpostawardfinance-ICS@contacts.bham.ac.uk 

Clinical Sciences (Other Schools)

Researchpostawardfinance-ICS@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Immunology and Immunotherapy  Researchpostawardfinance-I.and.I@contacts.bham.ac.uk 
Inflammation and Ageing Researchpostawardfinance-I.and.A@contacts.bham.ac.uk 
Microbiology and Infection Researchpostawardfinance-IMI@contacts.bham.ac.uk 
Metabolism and Systems Research Researchpostawardfinance-IMSR@contacts.bham.ac.uk 

College of Social Sciences (non EU)

 
All Costing Requests to be made directly to the College
Worktribe birmingham-research.worktribe.com/
 
Post Award 
Team Leader Tracee Slater T.J.Slater@bham.ac.uk  
General CoSS inbox coss.post-award@contacts.bham.ac.uk

For queries please use the general CoSS inbox

EU - All Colleges

 

All Costing Requests to be made directly to the College
Worktribe birmingham-research.worktribe.com/
 
Post Award 
Team Leader Ams Bolla A.K.Bolla@bham.ac.uk  
General EU inbox finofa-c-eufinance@bham.ac.uk

For queries please use the general EU inbox

Impact of the USS Pension Increases on Research

From October 2019 the USS Pension increases will potentially impact on the cost of research staff posts on grants, where grants were awarded without the cost increase being included.  Full information about this, and how to manage the additional cost is available here.

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