Research and Enterprise Support

Research and Enterprise Support (RES) provide a range of services to support research, enterprise and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships across the University.

Research and Enterprise Support focuses

Research and innovation

  • Supports the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in formulating and delivering the University's research strategy
  • Supports academics across all faculties with high-value and strategic funding applications
  • Engages with external research funding bodies
  • Organises visits from research funding bodies and runs research events
  • Provides training and support for early career researchers
  • Ensures externally driven policy changes are implemented and embedded into the University
  • Manages the University's REF (Research Excellence Framework) submission
  • Advises staff and students on research integrity, governance and ethics

Enterprise and growth

  • Facilitates academics and businesses to develop collaborative partnerships, creating exciting and innovative projects that bring real value to both parties
  • Provides project management services for academics on projects funded by the EU, regional and national agencies as well as by the UK research councils
  • Offers exceptional business support for high-tech start-ups with the potential for high growth
  • Commercialises and creates impact from the University’s research and manages the University’s intellectual property
  • Supports high-growth technology businesses on one of the most successful science parks in Europe

Further information

Contact us

Research and Enterprise Support
Senate House

Phone: +44 (0) 1483 68 9110
Fax: +44 (0) 1483 68 3791