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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 137

24 July 2015

  • Full Economic Costing and Income Allocation Policy briefing session – 13 October 2015
  • X5 Training Dates
  • Guidance on Creating a Cost Extension or Supplement in X5
  • European Research Council 2016 Call Deadlines