Explore the services and resources available to support your research at the University. You might also be interested in information about the University’s research.
Get help with funding, grants and contracts
The Research Support Office supports research grant applications and awards (public sector, EU and charity) and provides research-related management information. Enterprise and Business Development support work with industry and other commercial partners.
Develop your skills
The Academic Practice Unit supports the initial and continuing professional development of both research staff and students – in close collaboration with the Graduate School for the postgraduate community. The Library provides training and guidance in accessing, managing and sharing information for research. IT training is available from IT Services.
Manage your research data
Manage your research profile
IRIS (Integrated Research Information System) enables you to store information on your publications, professional activities and working relationships all in one place. This information is also used to support REF2014, research council post-award monitoring and departmental reviews.
Publish and share your research
Recruit research students
Advice is available from the Marketing and Communications Office.
Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
Information from the Research Support Office on how the University is preparing for REF2014.
Research strategy and governance
Research strategy (PDF)