SOAS University of London

Research Office

Support for SOAS academic staff

The Research Office supports externally funded research activity at SOAS by:

  • disseminating information about research funding opportunities
  • giving support to academic staff making external research grant applications
  • costing projects and advising on funders’ terms and conditions
  • managing the funds of awarded grants
  • servicing the School’s Research Committee
  • administering the School’s research ethics policies and procedures
  • co-ordinating the School’s submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

All applications for external research funding must be submitted through the Research Office. Please see Research Funding Manual (pdf; 567kb) for more information.

If you are considering making an application please contact the Research Funding Officer for your Faculty at least six weeks in advance of the submission deadline.

Arts & Humanities

Tanya Roumelioti
020 7898 4659

Languages & Cultures

Anna Greedharee
020 7898 4703

Law & Social Sciences

Vivienne Connors
020 7898 4022

Centres & Institutes

Peter Niven
020 7898 4118

Research Development Manager

Sonja Weirauch
020 7898 4529

Impact Officer      

Silvia Guizzardi 
Please write to  and
020 7898 4714

Contracts Managers

Inessa Hadjivayanis/Aminah Lawman
020 7898 4052/4834

The Research Office team can be found on the first floor of the Main Building in Room R101.