Research and Innovation Services

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) provide a range of services to support research, enterprise and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships across the University.

Research and innovation

  • Supports the Vice Provost (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


Further information

Contact us

Research and Innovation Services
Senate House

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