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Jessica Heard

Jessica Heard

Research & Impact Services Manager

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Project Manager and experienced Knowledge Exchange coordinator with over 15 years’ experience in the management of EU and NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) projects from contractual to implementation stages. I am currently the Project Manager for H2020 Project SEAMLESS and Horizon Europe Project NECCTON. I have extensive experience in leading the KE activities for several large collaborative EU projects, designing and producing information sheets, developing websites and data portals and running stakeholder engagement activities.


  • NECCTON - New Copernicus Capability for Trophic Ocean Networks (Horizon Europe)
  • SEAMLESS - Services based on Ecosystem data AssiMiLation: Essential Science and Solutions (H2020)
  • MONOCLE - Multiscale Observation Networks for Optical monitoring of Coastal waters, Lakes and Estuaries (H2020)
  • CAMPUS - Combining Autonomous observations and Models for Predicting and Understanding Shelf seas (NERC)
  • SWEEP - South West Partnership for Environmental and Economic Prosperity (NERC)
  • MERP – Marine Ecosystem Research Programme (NERC)
  • MEECE - Marine Ecosystem Evolution in a Changing Environment (FP7)
  • OPEC - Operational Ecology Marine Ecosystem Forecasting (FP7)


Recent publications

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