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Heidi Johansen-Berg

Heidi Johansen-Berg

Associate Head of Division (Research)

The Associate Head of Division (Research) provides leadership support for the Head of Division in areas related to research, including representing the Division’s interests within the University, with external funders and partners.

Responsibilities include

  • Leadership for the development of divisional research strategy
  • Facilitating the cross-departmental and cross-divisional strategies in support of research themes and platform technologies
  • Developing strategic partnerships with universities and other organisations
  • Evaluating of the Division’s research and its impact; including the REF exercises
  • Providing strategic leadership for researcher development and researcher career pathway activities
  • Leadership, coordination and support for large-scale, cross-departmental and cross-divisional strategic bids and initiatives
  • Overseeing the strategy for the use of internal research funds
  • Ensuring that there is high-quality research support and research management available to all researchers (through the work of the Research Strategy and Funding team and Research Services