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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 147

12 November 2015

  • ROO Bulletin -147
  • RCUK Funding Assurance Programme (FAP) 2015 – Final update
  • RCUK Researchfish collection period 2016
  • ContentMine Workshop: mining for the life sciences
  • Research Data Management Workshop
  • OpenCon Cambridge
  • New RCUK guidelines on research data sharing policy - feedback welcome
  • Sign up for the Open Access monthly newsletter

Research Grants User Group

Latest news

Relocation of the Research Operations Office from Mill Lane to Greenwich House

26 November 2015

Research Operations Office’s last day at Mill Lane will be Thursday 24th December, and from January 2016 we shall be situated in new offices at Greenwich House...

Christmas/New Year Closing Dates and Application/Expenditure Statement Deadlines

26 November 2015

​Research Operations will close for the Christmas/New Year break on Thursday, 24 December 2015...