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The Research Accounting team provide financial management, guidance and support for externally funded research projects. Supporting academic and professional staff to ensure the University maximises research income and mitigates risk. 
Key activities include:
  • initiating kick off meetings with Principal Investigators (PI’s) and professional services when a grant is awarded
  • providing integral support throughout the life cycle of the project
  • providing meaningful financial reports to PI’s on project status
  • managing control activities in accordance with grant agreements and policy in order to ensure compliance.

Contact us

For specific or general guidance with regard to your particular area please email: or contact your Research Accounting Advisor.
Research Accounting Team Role Responsible for
Clare Andrews Research Accounting Advisor Biomedical & Healthcare, UoPEL
Jabed Ullah Research Accounting Advisor SoGEES
Olivera Bradford Research Accounting Advisor Peninsula Medical School
Mark Goodden Research Accounting Advisor Marine Science
Maria Bisca Research Accounting Advisor Humanities, Architecture, Psychology, SERIO
Leigh Hannam Senior Research Accounting Advisor Engineering, Computing & Mathematics, Education
Antoinette Luxton Research Accounting Advisor Health & Human Sciences, Business School
David Hunt Research Accounting Advisor Biological Sciences
James Harris Research Accounting Manager
Megan Robins Research Accounting Admin Research Accounting Team


Emdeck Building, 29 Central Park Avenue, Plymouth, PL4 6DE.
We are based in the Emdeck building but we are available to meet on campus as required.