Lita joined the HE sector in 1993 following 9 years working across the public and private sector in areas as diverse as welfare, financial services and manufacturing. Lita began her HE career at Manchester Metropolitan University supporting research and commercial services. She continued her career at UMIST working on a range of projects covering research, technology transfer and regional development before moving to the University of Manchester in 2002 working across business engagement, volunteering and public engagement. She has been the Head of Research Services since 2011, overseeing a restructure of the devolved Research Services, leading the Research Office team supporting the last REF and implementation of Pure. Lita is currently Chair of the UKRI Research Organisations Consultation Group (ROCG) and has previously held an ARMA Directorship.


16:30 - 17:00
17th Jun 2019
Meeting Room 1a

Due diligence – who decides? Manging the risks associated with international research partnerships

As international research partnerships are becoming more frequent, and funder compliance is increasing in breadth and complexity, like many other universities, the University of Manchester (UoM) has had to review how risks associated with international research partnerships are identified and managed. The devolved structure at UoM presented a particular challenge. In a non-centralised organisation, who

Theme: Governance
Level: Open to all
Speakers:Helen Redmond, Lita Denny
Time: 16:30 - 17:00
Date: 17th Jun 2019
Room: Meeting Room 1a