Sam King

OrganisationSam King

Northumbria University

Job title

Research Development Manager


Sam has worked at Northumbria for the last 7 years and has previously been responsible for Research Ethics across the University. In her current role as a Research Development Manager, supporting colleagues in Health and Life Sciences, she provides a range of services and activities to enable academics and their collaborators to develop their research ideas into high quality proposals, in response to appropriate funding opportunities, supporting the development and implementation of Northumbria's research strategy.  Activities include providing funding intelligence and engagement with funders, working with academic colleagues to turn ideas into fundable proposals, providing lay review and proposal coordination for high value projects, as well as contributing to an extensive research training and development programme for academics. Before joining Northumbria University, Sam worked at Newcastle University for over 15 years in a variety of roles including Research Assessment preparation, project management, research funding intelligence, system implementation and management information.