Dr Martina Prendergast

International Funding Manager

Accomplished research funding expert with 21 years’ experience in the management of strategic research development in the academic sector. Extensive expertise in the management and delivery of large-scale research programmes and fundraising for research from national and international sources. Since 2020, I have held the role of International Funding Manager of Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software. From 2016-2020, I worked as a Research Officer in the University of Limerick’s Research Office. Prior to this for 7 years, I held the role of Strategic Development Manager of the Ryan Institute at the University of Galway (2010-2016), and I worked as the Development Manager of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Galway for 8 years from (2003-2010).