Research Strategy Office

The Research Strategy Office supports the work of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, the Heads of Schools and the Research Policy Committee in devising and implementing strategies and policies to maintain and increase the University's research funding and its standing as a world-leading institution. This includes responsibility for:

  • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
  • Strategic Research Initiatives and Networks.
  • Relationships with major research partners where there is a need for institutional strategy and coordination.
  • Certain strategically important cross-School funding applications.