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Dilly Tawakkul

Senior Manager - International Research Funding Programmes

(0) 20 7040 3804


Research Support Services


Dr Dilly Tawakkul has an LLB, an MA in HE Management and a PhD in Education Policy from University of London (UCL). She has sound knowledge and extensive experience in Educational Management in a wider international context, having previously worked with China Education Commission, British Council, Financial Services Skills Council and, since 2009, City, University of London.

As a member of the Senior Management Team of Research and Enterprise directorate, Dilly’s current role is to continuously lead on EU and wider international research development for City; provide advice and support to the academic staff over their international research activities; design researcher training programme for the whole institution and to contribute towards City’s research policy and strategy, especially from an international perspective.


  • European Commission funding / Horizon 2020 programme
  • International research funding opportunities
  • Research staff training and development
  • Research proposal development
  • Development of institutional strategy

Contact me regarding

  • EU and wider international funding opportunities
  • Pre-award support, including proposal development for EU and wider international calls
  • Post-award support (especially technical reports of EU and wider international projects)
  • Research skills development (in-house training programme)


Room 213, Drysdale Building, Northampton Square