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Darshna Desai

Job: Research Grants Co-ordinator

School/department: Research

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 250 6203


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About Me

I run my own shop on Etsy selling handmade sterling silver, fine silver and gemstone jewellery.

Role Summary

I act as an institutional contact and submitter for all electronic submission systems, checking and formally accepting all grant offers on behalf of the university.

Other aspects of my role include reporting on awards, managing the directorate's budget, and liaising with funders.

Areas of Expertise

  • Research Funders
  • Research funder submission systems (JeS)
  • Research processes
  • Research finance

Experience and Accomplishments

  • Twenty seven years of administration experience, 20 within Research Services
  • Accounting Technicians qualification Level 2

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