Meet the team

The Research Grant Set-up and Support team comprises the Research Support & Set-up Manager and five Facilitators.

Find out more about the team below:

 

Mark Pullinger March 2019

Mark Pullinger

Research Set-up and Support Manager

Mark Pullinger is the manager of the Grant Set-up and Support team.  A chemist by training, he has worked in a variety of roles across the whole research lifecycle, in both academia and the private sector, since 2001.  He has particular experience of European research projects, having written many successful proposals and acted as evaluator for the European Commission.  He joined the university in 2018, having previously worked in research support roles at Sheffield and Keele Universities.

 

Becki TimmingsBecki Timmings

Research Set-up and Support Faciliator - MDS

Becki brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team, having worked in Research Finance at the University for over 9 years. Becki is one of the named contacts for the College of MDS.

 

 

 

 

Katie Mill March 2019

Katie Mill

Research Set-up and Support Faciliator - EPS, LES

Katie has recently finished the Graduate Management Training Scheme where she completed various projects in professional services teams across the University. These projects brought her into contact with several of the processes involved in Grant Set-up including Research Finance and Ethics. Katie is one of the contacts for the Colleges of EPS and LES.

 

 

Rushna Hasan March 2019

Rushna Hasan

Research Set-up and Support Faciliator - EPS, MDS

Rushna joins the team having gained experience in all aspects of Research Finance, and Management Accounting in EPS. She has also previously worked at Aston University. Rushna is one of the contacts for the Colleges of EPS and MDS.

 

 

 

Suzie Hayman March 2019

Suzie Hayman

Research Set-up and Support Faciliator - CAL, CoSS

Suzie has been at the University for 5 years working in various roles, but more recently in the CAL Research and Knowledge Transfer Office as a Research Support Administrator. Suzie is the named contact for both the College of Social Sciences and the College of Arts and Law.

 

 

Vera Kubenz March 2019

Vera Kubenz

Research Set-up and Support Faciliator - EPS, LES

Vera has been at the university since 2012 and has gained diverse experience, having previously worked in Registry, as an EU Project Manager in LES, and as a Communications Manager on a research project in MDS. She is one of the contacts for the Colleges of EPS and LES.