Dr Sarah Clark

Dr Sarah Clark


I joined the University of Leeds in 2008 as a research manager in the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences.

I became Institute Manager in 2012 and moved to the Faculty Office in 2018 to support the preparations for the Medicine & Health returns to the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

I work closely with the FMH Research Quality & Impact team to co-ordinate the Faculty's REF submissions and ongoing support for strategic research applications and impact. I am also the Faculty Lead for the Workload Model Project and Business Manager for LICAMM.

RQI team:

WLM team:

  • WLM Officer – Ms Gemma Brooke
  • WLM Officer – Ms Emily Spain
  • WLM Assistant – Ms Suvwe Odjugo

I also undertake investigations on behalf of the University.  I sit on the Research Quality & Impact Group and Faculty Donations & Legacy Committee


  • Operational Lead for Research Quality & Innovation
  • Business Manager for LICAMM
  • Operational Lead for Workload Model Implementation


  • ACG
  • PhD – University of Sheffield
  • MSc - University of Sheffield
  • B.A. (Hons) - University of Wales

Professional memberships

  • Associate Member of the Chartered Governance Institute

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine