School of Earth and Environment

Samantha Haynes Samantha Haynes

School Research Support Manager (Maternity Cover)

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 31859
Email address:
Room: 8.113


As maternity cover for the Research Support Manager, my main role is to support the School's research strategy, implementing and overseeing key research-related initiatives. I am a member of the School Research Committee and provide direct support to the Director of Research and Innovation. I am responsible for a variety of areas including implementing policies around research funding strategies, staff recruitment and open access requirements. I also work on strategic projects relating to enhancing research activity within the School and the external profile of our excellent research portfolio.


BA Hons. Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Lancaster University

Support duties

I am the School of Earth and Environment's Equality and Inclusion (E&I) Coordinator, coordinating the School's E&I Forum and Athena SWAN self assessment team. I also sit on the Faculty's E&I committee and the University's Athena SWAN institutioinal self assessment team.