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Research Operations Office

Welcome to the Research Operations Office

This website will help departmental administrative and academic staff to understand the processes and requirements associated with research grants and contracts. We work with departments to negotiate research contracts, check applications for research funding and provide guidance on the management of research projects. The Research Operations Office is organised into School teams, with each department having a named research grants advisor and contracts manager.




European Funding

The European Commission funds research and innovation in Europe through their Framework Programmes. Framework Programme 7 (FP7) funded research from 2008 to 2014 with a budget of €53 billion. The current framework programme, Horizon 2020...

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ROO Bulletins

Research Operations Office Bulletin - Issue 140

21 August 2015

  • X5 Submission Reports - External Partners and Collaborating Departments
  • Science Funding Opportunities in Poland - Presentation 28 September
  • Funder Requirements for Sharing Research Data – Request a Talk at your Department
  • Budgeting for Open Access Costs in Grant Applications
  • Online Contracts Submission

Research Grants User Group