Research & Innovation Services (R&I) is responsible for implementing the University's research & knowledge exchange strategies and supporting the delivery of the University's research, knowledge exchange and commercialisation objectives. By supporting the work of the Research Planning & Strategy Committee and the Deans of Graduate Studies Committee, and working with College and University senior management, the team ensures the University's policy framework enables and supports the University’s research objectives, whilst complying with the requirements of the University’s funders. The teams in R&I contribute to ensuring that researchers are provided with a supportive environment, in which they are encouraged to meet the highest standards of research integrity. The office is also responsible for developing research metrics and gathering data to facilitate the tracking of research and research-related activities.

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For a broader overview of the support available for research please see the page on Support for Research and Impact. This includes resources for managing your publications, your data or your research reputation, and advice on where to go for support at different stages in your life cycle of your research project.

The Research and Knowledge Exchange strategies are developed, respectively, by Professor Miles Padgett (Vice Principal for Research) and Professor Jon Cooper (Vice Principal for Knowledge Exchange). 

Research Excellence Framework (REF) - find out more about the REF and our preparations for REF2021