University of Highlands and Islands Research

By | 12th June 2017

University of Highlands and Islands Research

Research and Enterprise Office

The Research Office occupies Jubilee Lodge at Ness Walk, Inverness. If you are coming to meet someone in the Research Office see our pdf giving Directions to Ness Walk

The Research Office supports the work of researchers across all UHI campuses and can be a point of contact for questions. We also co-ordinate research strategy, research committees, policy, certain external enquiries, co-ordinate & monitor EU funds, co-ordinate/write funding bids, co-ordinate staff development and develop communication tools. There are many functions within the Research Office pertaining to research at the university so if you are not sure who to contact try the most appropriate and we will generally know who best to put you in touch with.

If you can’t find the exact person you are looking for then use the Research Office contact email: RO@uhi.ac.uk

Research Development and Strategy

RoleNamePhoneEmail
Vice Principal ResearchNeil Simco (interim)+44(0)1463 279 506neil.simco@uhi.ac.uk
Dean of ResearchMichael Rayner+44(0)1463 279 244michael.rayner@uhi.ac.uk
Head of Knowledge ExchangeJoe Irvine+44(0)1463 279 287joe.irvine@uhi.ac.uk

Grants and Contracts

RoleNamePhoneEmail
Grants and Contracts ManagerKaren Furness+44(0)1463 279 349karen.furness@uhi.ac.uk
Grants and Contracts OfficerSarah Wright+44(0)1463 279 285sarah.wright@uhi.ac.uk
Contract Administrator (PT)Catherine Pearks+44(0)1463 279 227catherine.pearks@uhi.ac.uk
Contract Administrator (PT)Georgina Coburn+44(0)1463 279 248georgina.coburn@uhi.ac.uk

Graduate School

RoleNamePhoneEmail
Graduate School ManagerLesley Watson+44(0)1463 279 263lesley.watson@uhi.ac.uk
Graduate School Officer (PT)Janis Mackay+44(0)1463 279 241janis.mackay@uhi.ac.uk
Graduate School Officer (PT)Val Cooper+44(0)1463 279 229val.cooper@uhi.ac.uk

EU Development

RoleNamePhoneEmail
Director of European DevelopmentLinda Stewart+44(0)1463 279 302linda.stewart@uhi.ac.uk
European and International Programme ManagerJune Speirs+44(0)1463 279 232june.speirs@uhi.ac.uk
European Development Officer (PT)Gayle Sinclair+44(0)1463 279 301gayle.sinclair@uhi.ac.uk

Systems and support

RoleNamePhoneEmail
PA to Vice Principal ResearchIona MacDonald+44(0)1463 279 205iona.macdonald@uhi.ac.uk
Research Information Systems OfficerStuart Knight+44(0)1463 279 462stuart.knight@uhi.ac.uk 
Research Ethics OfficerFiona Leiper+44(0)1463 279 347fiona.leiper@uhi.ac.uk