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The research facilitation team provides support for: 

  • large research applications
  • fellowship applications
  • new academics applying for their first grants
  • academics applying to unfamiliar funding streams
  • PIs responding to reviewer's comments
  • setting up mock panel interviews
  • drafting UCL letters of support for grant applications

For feedback on draft applications, or to discuss funding opportunities for your research, you can book a session with us.

Please contact us with any other queries using the details below. 

Name & Contact Details

Biography

Matthew Davis

Dr Matt Davis

Director of Research Coordination and Planning, BEAMS
matthew.davis@ucl.ac.uk
Ext: 51124
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Matt is Director of the UCL BEAMS Research Coordination Office for OVPR. He leads the team of research facilitators and oversees the coordination and support of major funding bids from the School. Matt joined UCL in 2011, moving from Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council, and has more than 10 years’ experience experience working in research administration, policy and strategy. He has a PhD in materials science from EPFL, Switzerland.
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Dr Jennifer Hazelton
Senior School Research Facilitator, BEAMS
j.hazelton@ucl.ac.uk
Ext: 30390
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In 2015 Jen joined UCL as Strategic Research Facilitator for the Environment Domain. Previously she was a Research Coordinator in Newcastle University's Institute for Sustainability. She studied Geography and was awarded her PhD in social impacts and stakeholder dynamics of bioenergy projects in India and Uganda - both at Newcastle. She has also been Research Assistant for the Centre for Land Use and Water Resources Research and project manager for a multi-million euro European Aid Cooperation funded project. In January 2018 she was appointed Senior School Research Facilitator for BEAMS.
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Dr Khaled Taalab

Research Facilitator, BEAMS
k.taalab@ucl.ac.uk
Ext: 37774

Khaled studied Geography and GIS at the University of Manchester and went on to do a PhD in pedometrics (a branch of soil science that applies mathematical and statistical methods for the study of the distribution and genesis of soils) at Cranfield University. In 2013 he joined UCL as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate working on the FP7 ‘Infrarisk’ project, looking at the risk of natural hazards on Europe’s road and rail infrastructure. In 2016 he took up a post as a research facilitator for the BEAMS school.
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Luis Rego
BEAMS Coordinator Heritage Science and Engineering Network

l.rego@ucl.ac.uk

Luis is the Coordinator of the UCL Heritage Science & Engineering Network (on secondment). He holds a BA from Harvard University and has been at UCL since 2010, much of it as the Bartlett School of Architecture's Research Manager. There he has helped develop a cross-disciplinary community of researchers working in the arts, humanities, social sciences and engineering, as well as in professional practice.
Becca Burns

Dr Becca Burns
Strategic Research Facilitator - Environment Domain
b.burns@ucl.ac.uk

Becca joined UCL as the Strategic Research Facilitator for the Environment Domain in July 2018, having previously been a Senior Scientific Programmes Officer at the Royal Society. Becca has a keen environmental interest- she studied a degree in Physical Geography and was awarded a PhD in Environmental Science and Icelandic Glaciology from the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation, based at Lancaster University. Her previous experience includes positions within the Research Support Office at Lancaster University and STARS (Soil Training and Research Studentships) Centre for Doctoral Training.
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Dr Eugenio Zapata-Solvas
Strategic Research Facilitator (Industry & Platforms)
 e.zapata-solvas@ucl.ac.uk

Eugenio joined UCL BEAMS office as a Strategic Research Facilitator (Platforms & Industry) in July 2018. He is also the Chair of the UK Chapter of the American Ceramic Society since October 2016, facilitating events enhance interaction between UK ceramics industry and academics. He gained a BSc on Physics and a PhD award (2008) from the University of Seville (Spain). He accumulates nearly 10 years’ experience as a RA, focusing on the study of Advanced Ceramics for Extreme Environments, in institutions like; University of Oxford, CSIC and Imperial College London.
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Dr Laura Fenner
School Research Facilitator (maternity leave), BEAMS
l.fenner@ucl.ac.uk
Ext: 30372
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Laura is on maternity leave until July 2019

Laura joined the UCL Department of Chemistry in 2003, first as an undergraduate and later moving on to study for a PhD in magnetic frustration. In 2011 she became a member of UCL staff with a role preparing REF 2014 impact case studies for the MAPS Faculty. This was followed by a move back to Chemistry as their Research Administrator in December 2012. Laura is currently on secondment as a Research Facilitator, working particularly with the MAPS and Engineering faculties.  

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