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 ||Dr. Sabine Hunze – Grants Services |
|Dr. Darius Harwardt – Grants Services ||Dr. Stefanie Gottuck – Grants Services |
Dr. Heike Wulfert
Heike Wulfert has headed the Office of Research Support Services since March 2023. Prior to that, she worked in the Grants Services, which she helped to establish and has headed since 2019.
Heike Wulfert has many years of experience in research management. From 2005 to 2011, she headed the office of the "Wissenschaftsforum Ruhr e.V. - Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Forschungsinstitute im Ruhrgebiet e.V." at KWI Essen and then worked for six years as a research and transfer manager at Hochschule Ruhr West - University of Applied Sciences before moving to TU Dortmund University. She studied and did her doctorate at the Department of Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University.
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.
Dr. Sabine Hunze
Dr. Sabine Hunze has been working at the Research Support Services as funding consultant since April 2023. She is the contact person of the unit for the faculties 4, 5, 7, and 8 and advises researchers at TU Dortmund University in all phases of the application process, in the selection of suitable funding sources, and funding formats.
Sabine Hunze studied geology at the University of Bonn and RWTH Aachen and received her PhD in the field of borehole geophysics in Hannover/Clausthal-Zellerfeld. After several years in science, she moved to the University of Münster in 2013 to work in science management as scientific coordinator in two collaborative research centers/transregios.
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.
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.