Dr Vicky Simpson

Faculty of Social Sciences

Research Manager

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Vicky obtained degrees from Manchester Metropolitan University BA (1997); MA (1998) and PhD (2004) and the University of Portsmouth (MSc, 2005). Vicky has also been awarded a Post Graduate Teaching Certificate (2009). After teaching, research and management appointments at Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Manchester and the University of Salford, Vicky joined the Urban Institute in September 2016.

Drawing on her research background, Vicky manages a portfolio of large-scale UK and EU research grants across the Urban Institute. Vicky’s responsibilities include: project management and delivery; financial management; impact and dissemination; data management; stakeholder engagement; events coordination and research support.

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