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Research Operations Office


The Principal Investigator (PI) is responsible for the overall management of the research project and the Head of Department (HoD) provides the systems and processes to underpin the work. 

The Research Operations Office provide a number of services to researchers and administrators as well as practical advice and guidance including:

Start of an award

During an award

  • reconciliation of the funds throughout the life of the award
  • ensuring that invoices, reports and financial statements are processed in a timely manner within the sponsor’s Terms and Conditions
  • liaison with the Departmental Administrator (DA) and PI regarding eligible expenditure and virement (re-allocation) of funds between budget headings
  • ensuring that amendments to an award are updated on the UFS

End of an award

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Details of the University's Foreign Exchange Policy for Research Income can be found here