Dr Dan Godfrey

Dr Dan Godfrey

Senior Research Manager

Research and Commercialisation Office (Research & Innovation)

Senior Research Funding Manager in Research Gateway providing advice and support to help deliver successful funding bids, research proposals and contract research and consultancy in partnership with academic researchers and companies.


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 call documents 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