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Claudia Kalay

Claudia Kalay

Head of Research Support Services


Research Support Services


Claudia has extensive experience in pre- and post-award management of research funding. She now heads the Research Support Services team. Her role is to shape the new research support services team across a spectrum of activities from sourcing and securing research funding to post award management of awards and reporting on research outputs. She works closely with the Vice-President (Research & Enterprise) and the Associate Deans in the Schools in development and implementation of the City research strategy. She also takes a lead on particularly complex and high-level funding arrangements, such as doctoral training partnerships.

Her background is in Chemical engineering and Materials Science. After having gained her PhD she worked as post-doctoral research for some years in the UK before changing her career track and moving into research management.


  • Organising and Structuring the Research & Enterprise Support Service
  • Doctoral Training Partnerships and strategic research partnerships
  • Pre-and post-award grant and contracts management
  • Open Access

Contact me regarding

  • General queries on research support services
  • Internal and external funding opportunities
  • University research strategy
  • Research related policies, incl post-doctoral funding
  • Open access

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