Research and Innovation Managers

We have a number of Research and Innovation (R&I) Managers who coordinate and support research activity and represent and report to both R&I and your Clinical Division.

Research and Innovation Managers provide advice and support in:

  • Planning your research – the approval process (Ethics, Regulatory, R&D, peer review), costing, collaboration, funding schemes, research resources/networks available to you.
  • Seeking Trust authorisation for you and submission of grant applications.
  • Research finance e.g. the way the Department for Health and Social Care pays for research in the NHS.
  • How research performance is assessed and how you can improve your own research performance.
  • Recruitment and management of research staff.

They are responsible for:

  • Risk assessing research
  • Managing operational issues relating to research
  • Ongoing advice on study progress and reporting e.g. REC reports, amendments, outcome reports, recruitment figures.
  • Financial management as required
  • Research Performance reporting
  • Managing research staff as required