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Research Office

The Research Office team has a responsibility for:

  • Championing and supporting the University’s Research Strategy
  • Supporting the development of the University’s Research Environment
  • Supporting the development of individual researchers
  • Management of PhD student business (responding to enquiries from prospective students, processing registrations, changes to status, upgrades, examinations and other student administration)
  • Developing and administering the[RP2]  Research Policy
  • Coordinating annual QA related activities (collation of progress reports, Research Environment Statements, documentation for Annual Monitoring)
  • Servicing the Research Degree Group, Research Committee and Ethics Committee
  • Administering the process of application for ethical approval for staff and research projects
  • Coordinating the PGR training and development programme and the research training programme for academic staff (including delivery of sessions)
  • Supporting research events (Annual Research Conference, PhD Day, lunch time research seminars, calendar of research events)
  • Coordination of the University’s REF 2021 submission.
  • Our institutional repository, ChiPrints, is an open access hub that showcases the excellent research output of the University's departments, making it available to the public and to the research community worldwide in a searchable database.

For images and commentary on recent events and activities see the Research Office Gallery (staff and students only).

Contact us

Dr Charles Green
Senior Research Officer

Analise French
Research Office Coordinator
01243 812128

Clemmie Quinn
Postgraduate Research Coordinator
01243 812137