Policy and Strategy

Research Strategy

The University's vision for research is and how it will be achieved can be found in the Research Strategy

The pages below give more details on various aspects of University research policy and strategy.


Name of PageSummary
Research Assessment An introduction to the Research Excellence Framework (REF), previous Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) results and all the latest policy and data.
Research Impact Information on the definition and current status of Research Impact.
Open Access Publishing Information on where you can find details on what Open Access publishing means, the main funders' policies on open access and the Open Access funds managed by the Library.
Research Code of Conduct and Ethics Details on the Research Code of Conduct and information about Ethics and Research Governance.
Ethical Funding Policy and Guidelines Details of the University's Ethical Funding Policy and Guidelines.
Research Strategy, Policy and Performance Committee The Terms of Reference and Membership of the committee.
Research Data Management Details of the Research Councils requirements on access and management to research data and how to comply with these. The University Research Data Management Code is here.
Interdisciplinary Research Suggestions on developing interdisciplinary research and finding funders.




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Research Support Services Contact details

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

Fax - (0116) 252 2028

E mail - RED@le.ac.uk