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Grants Services

The following team members will support you in all matters relating to research support:

Dr. Heike Wulfert – Head of Grants Services
Dr. Felix Stehle – Grants Services
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering
Dr. Darius Harwardt – Grants Services
  • Department of Spatial Planning
  • Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Department of Human Sciences and Theology
  • Department of Cultural Studies
  • Department of Arts and Sports Science
Dr. Stefanie Gottuck – Grants Services
  • Department of Business and Economics
  • Department of Educational Science and Psychology
  • Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Department of Social Sciences

Dr. Heike Wulfert

Since July 2017, Heike Wulfert has been strengthening the team of Research Support Services with her expertise in national research funding. Since August 2019, she has been head of the Grants Services.

Heike Wulfert has many years of experience in research management. From 2005 to 2011, she was head of the office of the Wissenschaftsforum Ruhr e.V. – Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Forschungsinstitute im Ruhrgebiet e.V. at KWI Essen and subsequently worked for six years as a research and transfer officer at the Hochschule Ruhr West / University of Applied Sciences. She studied and completed her doctorate at the Faculty of Spatial Planning at the TU Dortmund University.


Fields of advice

In addition to the coordination of the Grants Services, her focus is on advice for the coordinated DFG programs.

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Grants Services

Dr. Felix Stehle

Felix Stehle has been working as a funding consultant at the Research Support Services since May 2020. He supports and advises the researchers in all aspects of application. This includes, among other things, the search for suitable funding agencies, the proofreading of application texts as well as arranging contacts to other departments or units.

Felix Stehle studied biochemistry at the Martin-Luther-University in Halle/Saale. After completing his doctorate at the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, he transferred to TU Dortmund University at the end of 2012. From 2014, he was head of a research group at the Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering and gained valuable experience in research and project management.


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Grants Services

Dr. Darius Harwardt

Darius Harwardt has been working in Research Support Services in the area of funding advice and EU project management since May 2019. He provides advice on various funding agencies and formats in all phases of application.

Darius Harwardt studied history, biology, and geography at the Ruhr-University Bochum and subsequently received his doctorate in history. He worked as a research assistant at the University of Duisburg-Essen and the Documentation and Research Centre of the Social Insurance Agency in Bochum.


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Grants Services

Dr. Stefanie Gottuck

Stefanie Gottuck has been working at the Research Support Services since August 2021. She supports researchers at TU Dortmund University in the development of project ideas and consortia as well as in the preparation and submission of applications to various funding institutions.

After studying chemistry and earning her doctorate at RWTH Aachen University, Stefanie Gottuck worked in scientific project management at the Center for Molecular Transformations. From these many years of experience, she brings a broad range of expertise in the acquisition of third-party funding and the administration of scientific projects.


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