Dr Dan Godfrey

Dr Dan Godfrey

Senior Research Manager

Research and Commercialisation Office (Research & Innovation)

Senior Research Funding Manager in the Research and Commercialisation Office. Our team supports the University's research community through the identification of funding opportunities, research application support, training provision and the maintenance of processes and systems that drive high quality research funding submissions.

Before joining Plymouth University I worked for 4 years at the BBSRC in the Research, Innovation and Skills Directorate. BBSRC is the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is one of the 7 UK research councils that distribute central government funds for research and research-related training.  My role included developing and managing a number of collaborative funding schemes with industry in the food and agriculture area. This included initiating and establishing new Research and Technology Clubs, recruiting companies to contribute funding, writing funding calls and managing the application and peer review process.


PhD - University of Bristol and Rothamsted Research - 2009
MSc - Sustainable Crop Production - University of Plymouth - 2005
BSc - Applied Biology - University of Bath - 2002