• We support research development capacity for Higher Education Institutions by creating the necessary systems, skills and behaviours to deliver excellent research

  • Academic Capacity

    Research funding surgeries, funding search, individual funding strategy, application development, research impact, networking, and project management

    Research Infrastructure

    Internal funding and peer review schemes, approval processes, research ethics, finance support and contract management 

    Research Strategy

    Research funding strategies, audits, and research strategies

  • Who we've worked with

  • Practice lead

    Lachlan Smith

    Lachlan Smith

    Associate Director

    Lachlan Smith leads our Research Development practice. Lachlan has extensive experience across a wide range of HEIs from large research intensive universities to smaller specialist HEIs. Lachlan is also undertaking a PhD with the University of Leicester and has prior experience in economic development and evaluation consultancy.