Research Support at GeoSciences

Welcome to Research Support at GeoSciences.  Research support available within the School of GeoSciences brings together services from across the School. Support services within the School is provided by our Research Grants Office, the University's Research Support Office, our Business Development Executive and our Research Support team. We aim to provide comprehensive support to School academics and researchers at every stage, including:before you submit your grant applications, once you have received funding and after you complete your research.


Research Organisation

Professor Ian Main
Director of Research
tel: 50 4911
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Dr Dan van der Horst
Deputy Director of Research
tel: 51 4467

Matthew Ross
Manager of Research Support Services 50 7541 
email: and

Research Support Team

Eladio Figueroa
Research Support and Events Administrator: Secretary to Ethics Committee and to Research Committee; Events and Seminars Coordinator.
tel: 50 5850
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Greer Brook Singh 
Research Support Administrator (Data): Support for PURE, Open Access;
tel: 51 4348
email: and


Research Impact Support

Andrew Cross
GeoSciences, Impact Coordinator
tel: 50 5982


Financial Award Management and Pre-application Finance Assistance

Brendan Martin
Research Finance Manager
tel: 50 4843 



Business Development

Stuart Simmons
Business Development Executive
tel: 50 8516