Dr Chiara Loda
National Contact Point (NCP) for Horizon Europe ERC Social Scientific & Humanities (SSH) and Cluster 2 - Creativity and Inclusive Society
Organisation: Irish Universities Association
Chiara is the National Contact Point for Horizon Europe European Research Council Social Sciences and Humanities (ERC SSH) and Cluster 2 - Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society. Based at the Irish Universities Association, she has almost 10 years’ experience with EU framework programmes (FP7, H2020 and Horizon Europe), accrued as a grant holder, proposal writer, national expert and programme manager. In this role, she supports researchers to secure Horizon Europe funding through strategic consultancy, expert advice and tailor-made services. Chiara completed a PhD at DCU researching international relations and foreign policy. She also holds a BA and an MA in International Relations and Diplomatic Affairs from University of Bologna.