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Research Services

Research Services (RES) are the principal source of support to academics and Schools to develop research and enterprise funding, supporting the development of research excellence and enterprise opportunities within the University.
We want your project to succeed. In this section, we offer advice on how to prepare a strong application.
Find out more about the policies and guidance relevant to research funding.
This section of the website provides an introduction to FEC (full economic costing), along with a description of the costing methodology and the University pricing policy.
RES includes the Contracts Team who will lead contract negotiations on behalf of academics in schools and departments where the University is working with an outside body or organisation to exchange University (staff) expertise, knowledge, intellectual property and related resources to create new knowledge for the benefit of both the University and partners.
Find out more information about sources of funding, deadlines and requirements.
This sections details more information about best practice and policy in research data management.
Researchfish is the main outcomes and outputs reporting tool utilised by the majority of the major funders. With Researchfish the impact of research is both measurable and enhanced allowing assessment and analysis of results enabling better research decisions to be made.

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.

The role of the Intellectual Property Management Office is to assess the most appropriate way to protect IP arising from research conducted within the University and to take the appropriate action to ensure that the IP is protected adequately.

These pages give information about the University’s internal committees and funding available for research.

The Research Travel Grant (RTG) Fund supports the travel and registration costs associated with the dissemination of research 'outcomes' at international events and conferences.  This page offers advice on how to apply.
This section provides useful information for research staff and their managers, including key information about the support we provide, how to manage and support research staff effectively and a summary of the new Researcher Development Concordat.
Discover training resources which you may find useful for the development of your research funding applications.