Meet the team

Nicola Denning

"I look forward to supporting our scientists deliver research which will make a real difference to people living with dementia." Nicola Denning
Centre Manager, UK DRI at Cardiff

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Supporting all aspects of the Centre’s day-to-day operations
  • Financial management and oversight of Centre budgets including research grants
  • Assisting Centre researchers with the preparation of costings for research grant applications
  • Assisting Centre researchers with IP and legal matters, co-ordinating with the Cardiff University Tech Transfer and contracts teams
  • Managing Centre personnel/HR matters, including supporting recruitment processes
  • Supporting the Centre Associate Director in implementing the delivery of the Centre’s strategic objectives
  • Organising Centre seminars and events

Nicola has worked at Cardiff University for the last 11 years, initially as a Research Assistant on studies of Alzheimer’s disease, before moving into Research Management. Working on projects such as Brains for Dementia Research, the Centre for Ageing and Dementia and large cohort studies of Alzheimer’s disease she has gained extensive experience of post-award grant management, costing and project management.

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