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Length: 3 h

When: 15th March 2019 (9:30 to 12:30 am)

Where: Research and Enterprise (60 University road), Seminar room, 1st floor

Open to: all QUB postdocs (research fellows, senior research fellows, fellowship holders)

Places: 30

Cost: Free (registration compulsory)

Description:

Following the sessions on “writing collaborative applications” and “Engaging with Stakeholders”, we will explain the management of these multi-partner projects.  The training will be delivered by professional Project Managers who will present case studies.

Programme Objectives:

After attending the training we expect that attendees will:

  • understand the key activities along the life of a project
  • understand the role and responsibilities of the project manager
  • know about basic principles and tools for generic project management
  • learn from case studies presented by professional project managers

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Organisor and facilitator

Lydia Lepécuchel has a PhD in Life Sciences and worked in baby food research in the Netherlands as a FP5 Marie Curie fellow. In 2006 her career shifted to research management. She developed her expertise in European research funding within the British consulting company where she provided support to industrial and academic clients for 6 years. She is experienced in concept development, European proposal writing and project management. Since August 2012, she is responsible for the European funding activities as European Research Manager at Queen’s University Belfast.

Additional facilitators

Richard Walker is a Project Manager based in the Research and Enterprise directorate at Queen’s University Belfast. He has worked at Queen’s for over 16 years, and has managed projects across a wide variety of subject areas. He currently manages a selection of research projects within the School of Natural and Built Environment, the Centre for Public Health, the Centre for Experimental Medicine, and the School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering.

Sinead Cahill is a Project Manager based in the Research and Enterprise directorate at Queen’s University Belfast. She has worked in project management for nearly 20 years, across a number of different industries in the private sector from telecommunications to pharmaceuticals. She is currently manages a selection of research projects within the Centre for Experimental Medicine with primary focus on the IMI funded iABC project.