Dr Sally Whiteman

MA (University of Oxford); D.Phil. (1990, University of Oxford)
Enterprise Officer

Contact: Miall 7.10, +44(0) 113 343 5704, email address for  

Responsible for undertaking a range of activities to assist academics with delivery of impact (benefit to society and the economy) from excellent research to external beneficiaries. 

  1. Up to date awareness of changing external agenda and funding for impact from research.
  2. Knowledge and understanding of diverse routes to impact from all types of FBS research, use this ti guide development of new routes to delivery of impact.
  3. Pre-award support for impact-related parts of grant proposals, including Research Council Impact Summary and Pathways to Impact.
  4. Promotion, development and monitoring of FBS Impact and Innovation funding.
  5. Liaison with University of Leeds Research and Innovation Services and Commercialisation Services staff to identify new opportunities and support development of early stage commercialisation opportunities. Protection of Intellectual Property.
  6. Faculty REF2021 impact lead, with responsibility for identification and development of impact case studies for REF2021 and beyond.
  7. Communication of impact-related agenda to Faculty.
  8. Member of cross-university Impact Network, and REF impact sub-group of this network, to share and develop best practice in impact-related activities.