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Dr Gareth Buchanan

Research Development Manager


Gareth is a Research Development Manager in Research Services.

His work includes identifying opportunities and developing high-value research proposals of interest to funders such as EPSRC, STFC, Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Gareth oversees the University’s EPSRC strategy group, whose responsibilities include the DTP and the IAA.


Before joining the University of Exeter, Gareth was a Research Development Manager and GW4 programme manager at the University of Bath.

Gareth has over 10 years’ experience in the sector including working as a Portfolio Manager at EPSRC for five years, looking after research areas such as energy in transport, robotics, control systems and synthetic chemistry.

Gareth has a PhD in Atmospheric chemistry.

Contact details

Telephone 01392 724348
Building Innovation Centre
Address Research Services
Rennes Drive
EX4 4RN 
Days worked Monday - Friday