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 our How do I apply? page for more information.

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

Politics and International Studies; History, Religions, & Philosophies; School of Arts

Tanya Roumelioti
tr13@soas.ac.uk
020 7898 4659

Languages, Cultures and Linguistics; Finance and Management; Anthropology and Sociology

Anna Greedharee
ag45@soas.ac.uk
020 7898 4703

Economics; Interdisciplinary Studies; Development Studies

Vivienne Connors
vc9@soas.ac.uk
020 7898 4022

Law, South Asia Institute, China Institute, East Asian Languages

Peter Niven
pn11@soas.ac.uk
020 7898 4118

Research Development Manager

Sonja Weirauch
sw60@soas.ac.uk
020 7898 4529

Impact Officer      

Silvia Guizzardi
impact@soas.ac.uk
020 7898 4714

Contracts Managers

Inessa Hadjivayanis/Aminah Lawman
reo.contracts@soas.ac.uk
020 7898 4052/4834

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