Welcome to Research Support Services

Costings for grant applications should be submitted to Research Support Services at least one week in advance of the funder’s submission deadline.  The final electronic grant application should be submitted at least one day in advance of the deadline, preferably two.  Further details of requirements are given here.


Below you will find further information on our research support. Or click through to the Enterprise and Business Development Office Researcher development or Policy and Governance guidance.

Research Project LifecycleToolbox

Guidelines on applying for funding and pre- and post-award management processes

Explore - Looking for funding

Plan - Planning and writing your application

Cost - Costing your proposal

Submit - Completing your application form

Receipt of Award - Starting your grant

Employ - Employing staff on grants

Manage - Managing your project finances

Close - Closing off your project


Direct links to useful research resources

Standard Forms - Often used Forms

LUCRE - University's Costing Package

IRIS - Integrated Research Information System

UKRO - EU funding opportunities and news service

ResearchResearch.com - Funding

opportunities Site


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Who to contact

Research Support Services Contact details

Tel - (0116) 252 2437 or (0116) 229 7763

Fax - (0116) 252 2028

E mail - RED@le.ac.uk