How we can support you

We in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences Research Support Office are experienced in guiding future fellows through the application process and enabling a successful outcome.

Each school within the College of Life and Environmental Sciences receives dedicated support from the Research Support Office team. If you wish to make an appointment with the Research Support Office please contact the relevant facilitator using the details below.

Bespoke funding opportunities tailored to your needs can be requested via emailing our Research Support Administrator, Francesca Casey, at

Keep an eye on the college’s Research and Funding Opportunities blog for college-specific funding opportunities, making sure to select the ‘Fellowships’ tab on the right hand navigation bar. 

Contact the team

Jen JenningsDr Jen Jennings
Research Support Partner
Tel. 0121 414 5890 
Room SG10 - Biosciences Quad


Ipshita GhoseDr Ipshita Ghose  
Research Facilitator for Biosciences
Tel. 0121 415 8813
Room SG11 - Biosciences Quad 


Jason HuttonJason Hutton
Research Facilitator for Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Tel. 0121 414 4504
Room SG11 - Biosciences Quad  


lambert-helenHelen Lambert
Research Facilitator for Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences and Psychology
Tel: 0121 414 3463
Room SG11 - Biosciences Quad 


Francesca CaseyFrancesca Casey
College Research Support Administrator
Tel: 0121 414 5560
Room SG11 – Biosciences Quad

Where can you find us? 

LES College Research Office, College Hub, School of Biosciences, rooms SG10 and SG11 

Support includes: 

  • Finding the best funder and scheme for your research
  • Advising on call requirements (including any technical aspects)
  • Developing ideas and proposals
  • Arranging internal peer-review
  • Providing examples of previous success (where available)
  • Discussing your costings and assisting with project budgets
  • Preparation of mock funder interviews
  • Post-award support