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HSS School Research Team

School of the Humanities and Social Sciences - School Research Team

About the team: 

This team provides dedicated research grant support and expertise to Research Grants Administrators and academics within the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences’ departments, faculties and centres.

They assist with the preparation of complex applications - budgets, eligibility of costs, X5 - and with post award activities and management. Assistance is given in resolving administrative issues throughout the project lifecycle.

The team proactively engages with the changing regulatory framework of research grants and generates relevant information / resources to support an efficient, accurate application / grant management process.

Who to contact:

The team is led by Daniel Starling, Senior School Research Grant Administrator, who can be contacted for expertise and guidance on both research grant applications and best practice in grant management.

Claire Milner, School Research Grant Administrator is the primary contact for advice on, and the costing of, research grant applications. Assistance is offered either remotely or by site visit. Queries can be received on all pre award matters. Bespoke training on the X5 system is offered to both new and existing users.

Contact Details:

Senior School Research Grant Administrator Daniel Starling

tel: 01223 768021

School Research Grant Administrator Claire Milner

tel: 01223 331801

School Research Grant  Assistant


Fiona Shirk

tel: 01223 761738

Alternatively, the School Research Team can be contacted through its joint inbox that is regularly monitored :