Deputy Director, Research Services, University of Kent
Phil Ward is the Deputy Director of Research Services at the University of Kent in the UK. He manages the Research Development Team, which keeps an eye on the wider research landscape, helps academics identify the most appropriate funding schemes for them, and supports them in drafting successful applications. He was previously at the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council, and has written and edited for Research Professional. He writes the Research Fundermentals blog, and was named one of the top 50 higher education social media influencers by Jisc.