Research & Impact Services (R&IS) is responsible for overseeing the administration of all research grants, their related agreements, and research contracts. Each Academic Department receives support from a dedicated team of R&IS research grants and contracts officers. They offer the following services:
- Bid development within & across departments;
- FEC costing and pricing to ensure effective cost recovery;
- Expert advice on funding rules and regulations;
- Legal & contracts advice as this pertains to research & research related agreements;
- Development of a risk-based methodology for agreeing contractual terms;
- Approval of research grants and contracts on behalf of the University;
- Preparation of major research proposals;
- Acceptance of research awards on behalf of the University.
Grants, their related agreements, and contracts are submitted by, and awarded to, the University, and must be progressed under the conditions outlined in Financial Procedure 14.