Reporting directly to the Head of Research, as Senior Research Administrator I act as the principal contact point between the research community and the Research Office. I provide support with respect to the promotion of grant opportunities, including EU Horizon2020, the preparation of grant applications and the submission of grant reports. I have responsibility for promoting CIT research capabilities amongst a wide cohort of external stakeholders, including industry, schools and regional/national organisations. I also provide support for the implementation of PRTLI (Programme for Research in Third Level Institutes – capital/building) funded projects and support the delivery of the Institute's researcher training. I act as secretariat to the Research and Innovation Committee of the Academic Council and the CREATE Research Facility Governance Committee. I am the SSP17 LOC Coordinator.