Research funding

Applying for a grant can significantly enhance your research profile

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Applying for a grant not only secures additional resources, it can transform the way in which you position the ambition, scope and quality of your research. Engaging in the process will make a serious contribution to your academic profile, and show your are responsive to the changing priorities of the research funding landscape.

How your project is supported depends on the type of work your project involves: Research or Service/Consultancy (see Frascati definition).

For research projects, Research Innovation Services (RIS) will support you with finding funding, advice and review of your funding application and the contractual agreements associated with your award. Research Finance Services (RFS) will provide the costing for your proposal, manage the approval and submission process as well as the setup and financial reporting of your award.

Find out more about providing consultancy and service work: