Rachael Matthews joined the Research Operations team at Durham University in 2016. As a Research Grants and Contracts Officer, she is currently responsible for coordinating grant applications and awards for the departments of Earth Sciences and Mathematical Sciences. She supports a wide variety of proposals to both national and international funding bodies, from single-scholar fellowships to complex research facility consortia. Rachael has a PhD in medieval French literature from the University of Durham. Prior to joining the Research Operations team, she worked for the University of Oxford’s widening participation programme in the North East.

Sessions

15:45 - 17:00
18th Jun 2019
Meeting Room 1a

A Meeting of Minds: Finding Parity in the Arena of Academic Research

This session examines the nature and existence of a division found ubiquitously across the sector: that between the academic and the administrator. The language we use to describe our universities’ human hierarchies only serves to underpin this bifurcation: Masters, Senior Lecturers and Heads are assisted by a body of supporting services. A failure to explore

Theme: Culture, environment & people
Level: Open to all
Speakers:Dr Rachel Matthews, Lorna Wilson
Time: 15:45 - 17:00
Date: 18th Jun 2019
Room: Meeting Room 1a