Partnership Management and International Engagement

Health Bus imageThe Research and Knowledge Transfer office takes an active role in the management of key strategic projects with the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. In addition, our College puts great emphasis on the international engagement to promote our College’s research and education excellence in the world.

Key strategic projects supported by the Research and Knowledge Transfer Office include:

What we do

The Project Management Team:

  • Offer management support of key facilities and Centres (e.g. Health Research Bus)
  • Provide advice to researchers delivering projects in MDS
  • Provide assistance to project managers in MDS

The International Engagement Team:

  • Provide the first contact point for our college's staff and our existing and potential partners worldwide and coordinate activities
  • Build strategic international partnerships that enhance the college's international reputation and competitive advantage in research and education
  • Support, develop and monitor international engagement across the college in existing and new markets, in particular activities relating to research, business links and city region partnerships
  • Monitor and review existing partnership arrangements for research collaboration and student recruitment, with particular focus on balance of markets and subject discipline and maximising opportunities available via existing networks such as U21

Find out more

Partnership Management Team

The Partnership Management Team provides a wide variety of support for strategic research projects and programmes within the College, including those that involve national and international partners.

Strategic Project Manager
Dr Claire Potter T: 0121 414 8262

International Project Officer
Dr Junying Jia
E: T +44 (0)121 414 9097

Strategic Project Officer
Mrs Linda Briscoe
E: T 44 (0)121 414 9087 

Centre Facilitator
Dr Lisa Fuller
E: T: 0121 415 8010

EuroTEAM Project Manager
Mrs Rebecca Birch
E: T: 0121 414 9259

Comprehensive information on all of the topics covered by the MDS Project Management and International Engagement Team is available to all our researchers via the Research Support Handbook. There you will also find associated forms and guidelines available for download, plus contact details for specific members of staff.

For general enquiries to the MDS Research Development Support Team, please contact

E: T: +44 (0)121 414 9299

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