UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences


Supporting Researchers: Contacts

Who are the Research Facilitators?

If you are looking for advice on funding, require a review of your grant application, or would like to set up mock interviews, please contact us on slms.facilitators@ucl.ac.uk.

Pascale Fanning-Tichbourn
Strategic Research Facilitator
Pascale joined UCL in July 2018 from the University of Sussex. At Sussex Pascale's role was Research Development Officer for the Business School, the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and the School of Education and Social Work. Pascale previously worked at the University of Liverpool in their knowledge exchange team the Business Gateway. 
Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 9079

Dr Melanie Bradnam
Strategic Research Facilitator
Melanie joined UCL in January 2016. Prior to this she spent five years as a Senior Analyst/Grant Writer at the University of California at Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and two years as a Medical Writer in San Francisco. Mel has a PhD in molecular cell biology.
Tel: +44 20 7679 8112
(Ext: 08112)

Helen Hopkins
Official Development Assistance (ODA) Strategic Research Facilitator 
Helen joined UCL in 2011 and worked as a Research Manager in the UCL Institute of Global Health, coordinating UCL’s Grand Challenge for Global Health. Since December 2015 she has been part of the UCL SLMS Research Coordination Ofiice. She previously worked as a Research Facilitator at Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and prior to that for international NGO’s in the UK and overseas.
Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 6650

Dr Ruth Wainman
Research Coordination Officer
Ruth joined UCL in July 2018 as a Research Data Support Officer for Library Services. Since January 2019, she has taken on the role of Research Coordination Officer in the SLMS Research Coordination Office to provide support for the Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund and the UCLPartners AHSC Programme Boards. She has also previously worked in research administration at LSE and holds a PhD in History of Science.
Tel: +44 20 76798100