Head of Research Support Services
Telephone:020 7815 6916
Sarah Plant is Head of Research Support Services at London South Bank University (LSBU). Her team help academics to identify research funding opportunities, as well support the preparation and submission of research proposals. The team also organise and deliver a range of workshops and information sessions for academics and doctoral students including the Key Skills Programme and a series of networking events with funding bodies.
Sarah has over 20 years of experience of supporting research in Higher Education. She spent a number of years in project management working with a range of collaborative EU-funded research projects. She later moved to a central role supporting academics with the identification and preparation of proposals to UK research councils and charities, and with applications to EU research framework programmes. She has also been active in ensuring the implementation of the principles of the Concordat for Career Development of Researchers at LSBU.