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Mrs Emma Smith

Mrs Emma Smith
Post Award Officer - DTP's & KTP's

St Johns Building 128

  • Research Support and Development Office


I started working for BUL in October 2007 in Brunel Business School, supporting the Research Degree programmes, I was part of the award winning team in 2013 which saw Brunel Business School win the THE (Times Higher) Best Business School Award . My current role is to provide effective and enhanced support to Senior academics who are responsible for the DTP's.I support and manage the funder and partner relationships throughout the delivery and reporting of studentship awards and contracts, in accordance with the funder condtions.

I also manage Post Award for KTP (Knowledge Transfer Projects ) on behalf of BUL as part of my role, which involves deliever a key set of objectives as part of the Post award support, which includes liasing with HR, Marketing , attending external project meetings on behalf of BUL.I have recently completed PRINCE2 2017 Practioner and ILM 4 Diploma in Leadership in Management as part of my ongoing commitment to provide an outstanding service to all stakeholders.


My main areas of responsbility is to  manage and support the strategic direction of the ESRC Grand Union DTP (GUDTP),NERC DTP (NDTP) programmes, AHRC  TECHNE DTP and to enhance the existing DTP programmes across BUL and beyond .I also  assist in the development of new DTPs .To facilitate the setup and management/post award of University Knowledge Transfer (KTP) projects.To contribute to enhancing the national and international profile of research and research studentships in Brunel University London (BUL).