Sarah Boyes


Support for Research Impact and Engagement

As part of the Faculty Research & Innovation Office, I provide advice and support on embedding and maximising impact in research funding applications. I can arrange a one-to-one meeting as well as providing detailed comments on your draft application, including Case for Support. For dedicated impact support please email

For dedicated support for Research Excellence Framework Impact Case Studies please contact Dr. James Hall, Faculty Impact Officer for REF.

Further information on support for Research Impact.

Support for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Statements

I provide advice and support on drafting EDI statements, such as Gender Equality Statements, in research funding applications.

Support for Knowledge Exchange activities

I assist with the development and growth of impact-generating externally-funded Knowledge Exchange including: ConsultancyContinuing Professional Development (e.g. home and international short courses, non-standard accredited courses, practitioner workshops and seminars); and ‘other scholarly work’ such as giving policy advice to government. As part of the Finance Team, I support:

  • the bidding or application process
  • business planning
  • costing and pricing
  • setting up agreements in liaison with the Legal Adviser’s Office and gaining financial and legal approvals
  • for existing projects, I arrange project accounts and budgets, invoicing and monitor income and expenditure.

Further information on support for Knowledge Exchange activities.

For the latest news on impact, funding opportunities and EDI in research, follow the Faculty Research and Innovation Office on Twitter: @FSSResearch

I work full-time from 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. each day.