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Published on 22 September 2017

Research Grants User Group Meeting - 28th September 2017


The next Research Grants User Group Meeting will be held on Thursday 28th September. Agenda and minutes from the previous meeting are available on the ROO website

Thursday 28th September 2017

10:00 - 11:30am

Mill Lane Lecture Room 7, Cambridge

The Research Grants User Group (RGUG) is led by the Research Operations Office and is a forum where research grant administration issues and developments are discussed. If you have any queries, please contact

fEC and Income Allocation Policy Seminar - 17th October 2017

This briefing is relevant to all staff involved in research grants, particularly those new to the University or wishing to increase their understanding of University policy and its impact on research grants and their administration.

Content includes

  • Clarity on definitions of Direct costs and Indirect costs
  • What the PI should be aware of at application stage
  • What information might the Head of Department need to know before approving the application
  • What questions the Departmental Administrator may ask before submitting the application
  • How the Income Allocation Policy apportions overheads between the Department and the University

This briefing is about the theory to costing a project and the University’s policies which may affect pricing and allocation of overheads, it is not a practical training session on how to use X5.

Tuesday 17th October 2017 9:30am - 10:45am 17 Mill Lane


To book your place please contact at the Research Operations Office 

X5 Training

The training covers setting up an X5 using the Project Wizard as well as using the correct methodology for capturing costs.  


19th October 2017

9:00am to 12:30pm

17 Mill Lane


13th November 2017

9:00am to 12:30pm

17 Mill Lane

To book a place please contact at the Research Operations Office.