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Ellen Bamford

Head of Data and Evidence - Research England

I am the Head of Data and Evidence at Research England, leading on data and evidence to support knowledge exchange policy including the development of the KEF and its metrics, the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) allocations, and leading on analysis of the HE-BCI survey. I also previously worked at EPSRC supporting the Impact agenda with responsibility for developing their Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) funding and EPSRC’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) portfolio. I have a Master’s degree in chemistry from Durham University, including working in industry as a polymer chemist at Dupont Teijin Films.