Signatories

All applications must be authorised by the PI’s department head (UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) programme or Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) clinical division) and GOSH or ICH Finance before they can be submitted.

In addition, all applications with GOSH involvement must also be authorised by the head of the clinical division where patients are being seen or work is taking place. The lists below detail who these signatories actually are; however, please note that:

  • For GOSH led applications the R&D Office will obtain all head of department authorisations unless a wet-ink signature is required; in these cases you will need to obtain the signature(s) and bring it to the R&D Office.
  • For ICH led applications your application will be authorised through Worktribe.

Sometimes an application will require specific sponsor or financial representatives to be detailed in an application. Please scroll down to see these.

Electronic applications (e.g. to J-eS or eGrants) will also need to have an authoriser chosen. This will generally not actually be a department head, but an administrative officer. Please scroll down to see these too.

ICH section heads

The ICH academic structure has been reorganised. Please note that if the PI is the section head they cannot authorise their own application. These applications will need to be authorised by their head of programme or Professor Gudrun Moore, ICH’s Deputy Director (Research).

Cancer [DC] Dr Owen Williams
Developmental Biology of Birth Defects [DD] Professor Peter Scambler
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine [DS] Dr Paolo de Coppi
Clinical Neurosciences [NC] Dr Finbar O'Callaghan
Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychiatry [NP] Professor Faraneh Vargha-Khadem
Molecular Neurosciences [NM] Professor Jennifer Morgan
Neuroimaging and Neural Networks [NI] Dr Christopher Clark
Centre for Translational Omics [GT] Dr Philippa Mills
Experimental and Personalised Medicine [GM] Dr Chiara Bacchelli
Genetics and Epigenetics in Health and Disease [GE] Professor Mehul Dattani
Immunobiology [II] Professor David Goldblatt
Infection, Inflammation and Rheumatology [IR] Dr Paul Brogan
Molecular and Cellular Immunology [IC] Professor H Bobby Gaspar
Respiratory, Critical Care and Anaesthesia [IA] Professor Christopher O'Callaghan
Clinical Epidemiology and Nutrition [PE] Dr Angela Wade
General and Adolescent Paediatrics, Palliative Care and Mental Health [PP] Dr Eddie Chung
Life Course and Statistics [PL] Professor Jugnoo Rahi

GOSH department heads

All applications with GOSH involvement need to be authorised by the head of the clinical division (not the specialty lead). This will generally be the divisional director; however, they can be deputised by the general manager.

  Divisional Director Divisional Director of Operations
West - Portfolio A   Professor Andrew Taylor   Anne Layther
West - Portfolio B Dr Allan Goldman
Barrie - Portfolio A Dr Liz Jackson Sarah James
Barrie - Portfolio B Dr Jane Valente

Finance

Finance authorisation needs to come from the organisation submitting the application.

ICH Rachel Smith
GOSH Kevin Samuel

Sponsors and financial representatives

Sponsor Ms Emma Pendleton
emma.pendleton@gosh.nhs.uk
Joint Research and Development Office
Division of Research and Innovation
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
UCL Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 1EH
020 7905 2700
Financial or administrative officer
(to be informed of grant outcomes)
Ms Ellen Brennan
Research.Registration@gosh.nhs.uk
Joint Research and Development Office
Division of Research and Innovation
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
UCL Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 1EH
020 7905 2684
ICH financial authority
(to be named on contracts)
Ms Rachel Smith
ich-costing@ucl.ac.uk
Finance Department
UCL Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 1EH
020 7905 2785
GOSH financial authority
(to be named on contracts)
Mr Kevin Samuel 
R&I.Approvals@gosh.nhs.uk
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
York House
Great Ormond Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 3JH
020 7405 0033 (x740033)

J-eS (research councils)

Institution UCL if you are submitting via ICH
Institution GOSH if you are submitting via GOSH

Arthritis Research UK

Finance officer/Signatory Research Services

Bloodwise

UCL Financial Authority

Forename: Research

Surname: Services

Email: researchadministration@ucl.ac.uk

British Heart Foundation

Finance officer/Signatory researchadministration@ucl.ac.uk

Diabetes UK

Finance officer/Signatory Dr Karen Sergiou researchadministration@ucl.ac.uk

GOSHCC

ICH Finance officer Dr Karen Sergiou researchadministration@ucl.ac.uk
GOSH Finance officer Mr Kevin Samuel R&I.Approvals@gosh.nhs.uk

Kidney Research UK

Finance officer/Signatory Dr Karen Sergiou  researchadministration@ucl.ac.uk

NIHR

Please note that NIHR applications must be submitted at least 4 working days before the grant application deadline to allow time for authorisation.

ICH led:

UCL host organisation authorised signatory
UCL administrative authority
UCL finance officer

Dr Karen Sergiou
researchadministration@ucl.ac.uk
UCL research contract officer Mr Diran Solanke
researchservices@adm.ucl.ac.uk

GOSH Led:

Research Support Participant
GOSH host organisation authorised signatory

Contract Office Participant

Ms Emma Pendleton
emma.pendleton@gosh.nhs.uk

GOSH administrative authority or finance officer

NHS and Partner Facilities Participant

Mr Kevin Samuel
Kevin.Samuel@gosh.nhs.uk

Royal Society

Finance officer/Signatory

researchservices@ucl.ac.uk

Wellcome Trust

Finance officer/Signatory Research Services