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Jo Garrad

Jo is the Funding Development Manager at Bournemouth University and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the strategic direction and management of pre-award support for external research and knowledge exchange funding applications. This includes providing development opportunities to support academics in their research careers. Jo has extensive knowledge of the external funding process from both sides having previously worked at the UK research councils for over 20 years. Outside of work Jo has a keen interest in birds, football, walking, and music.


Date & Time:

18th June 2019
11:15 - 11:45


Meeting Room 2a

Never mind the b*!!*cks, here’s building grant writing skills

With many newer universities looking to increase their research activity and quality, grow research funding and embed impact into research, Bournemouth University presents for discussion an approach it is taking to build a more Research Councils-savvy culture. Together with Stephen Kemp, BU developed a Research Council Development Scheme in 2018, which allows cohorts of academics […]

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Speakers: Jo Garrad, Dr Stephen Kemp, Genna del Rosa
Theme: Funding & development
Level: Open to all