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A research contract

  • Describes the expectation and requirements of each party
  • Ensures those involved know what is expected from them
  • Is a written ‘expression’ of what’s been discussed and agreed
  • Protects interests of researchers
  • Protects the University’s interest as a charity
  • Protects collaborator/funder requirements


The Contracts Team acts on behalf of the researchers and the University to negotiate research contracts. We will draft and negotiate terms that facilitate the partnership between the University’s academic community and research collaborators, whilst assessing and managing inherent risks.


In consultation with researchers we


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