The Research Development team are the principal source of support to academics and Schools to enhance research and enterprise funding and support the development of research excellence and enterprise opportunities
Leading contract negotiations on behalf of colleagues in schools and departments where the University is working with an outside body to exchange University (staff) expertise, knowledge, intellectual property and related resources to bring a benefit to the University
Expert advice and support in using and exchanging University IP technology with industry and other end users.
Once a contract has been signed or a new award received the Management Accounts - Research and Costing team (part of Finance) forms the link between the Investigator and the Sponsor on the financial side of the project
The University is in the process of developing a research data management service for researchers. This will provide training, guidance and support for research on all aspect of research data management including data storage and sharing of data to comply with funder requirements.
Impact is the benefit that research has on the world outside of academia. Research and Enterprise provide context and support for impact at the pre-award phase, during the research and once impact has occurred.