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Research Operations Office


All major funders expect recipient institutions of research funding to provide assurance that public funds are spent efficiently and in a cost-effective manner. Some research projects are subject to financial audits. Scientific (technical) and management risk audits may also take place.

All grants audit are managed by the Research Office Audit and Compliance team. Please contact them if you are approached by a funder or by a funder’s appointed auditor with regard to arranging an audit.


Q. What is the Audit Process?

The audit process usually includes the following steps

  • Sampling selection
  • Preparation and pre-visit arrangements
  • On-site visits 
  • Post visit queries 
  • Post audit report 

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