Meet the Research team

The Research Office manages and supports research activities across the University.

It oversees grant applications, internal funding schemes, the PURE system (the University's current research information system), biannual Research Day events, support for research assessment exercises, and postgraduate research student administration.

The Research team ensures that the LTU Research ​strategy protects and builds on areas of research excellence whilst encouraging the broadening of the research base into new areas of research activity.

The Research Office team supports the academic staff and ensures that those that are keen to be more research-active are not only encouraged but supported to be so.

Our Research engenders staff enthusiasm, inspires learning and reinforces our University status.

The Research T​eam includes:​

Dr Martin Barwood​​​
Director of Postgraduate Research​

Dr John Rule
Research Manager

Elaine Brook
Research and Knowledge Exchange Officer

Contact the team

​​You can ask our Research team any questions and find out more information on +44 (0) 113 283 7100 ext. 121 or email: