Andy is the Research Grants Coordinator at Cranfield University for the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing and Cranfield Defence and Security. Andy gained his BSc in forensic science before completing his MSc in Nanotechnology & Microsystems at Teesside University. Andy then joined the Nanotechnology research group at Teesside University and gained his PhD in electrochemical biosensors for point-of-care diagnostics. Following the award of his PhD in 2012 he worked in the medical device industry as an R&D scientist developing point-of-care diagnostics for Swiss Precision Diagnostics, a leader in women’s fertility, and more recently for AgPlus Diagnostics, a spin out company from the National Physical Laboratory.


6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 11C

Towards a vibrant research community

Across the UK, and internationally, Research Offices are increasingly supporting the creation of a vibrant research community. This is particularly true as Universities look to increase and diversify research funding income, within the context of REF and dwindling success rates. This session will draw on the experience of the ‘Research Excellence Team’ in Cranfield University’s

Theme: Service Organisation and Delivery
Level: Management
Speakers:Dr Cecilia Fenech Brincat, Deryn Evans, Dr Andy Lakey
Time: 14:00
Date: 6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 11C