Christie is the Research Hub Manager for the Social Science Research Institutes, encompassing SPERI. She manages the hub team providing specialist knowledge, advice and services in relation to research support activities, including grant capture and REF management. Christie supports large, strategic and multi-partner bids and maintains an up-to-date knowledge of the research funding landscape including funder and institutional priorities and policies. A member of the faculty’s research professional staff team, Christie implements and contributes to the development of faculty-wide systems, processes, policy and procedures relating to research activity. 

Christie has over a decade of experience as a HE research professional, working in different departments and faculties and enjoys working with academics and researchers to understand their expertise and interests.