Research/External Partnerships Officer, Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC)
Lauren is responsible for providing support with bid development and grant applications for researchers under the centre and within the network. Building partnerships within and outside the university with researchers, NGOs, research organisations, academic institutions and governments is a key part of ensuring the research undertaken in the centre has real-life application and impact. Lauren's other responsibilities include overseeing the mangement of the IGDC twitter page and all Centre internship, volunteering and casual staff.
Lauren also has research interests in disability, mental health and accessibility to public services for excluded groups.