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Library Research Support: Research Ideas & Funding

Support for Research Staff & Research Students

Developing Research Ideas

Research Development

The Research Development team is a small unit of research-funding specialists within Research & Innovation Services. Their role is to provide support to academic colleagues to develop their research from inception through to application.


Research Funding

Research Funding News

RESEARCHconnect is a complete research funding solution for the UK research community allows you to run and save funding searches, receive funding alerts and easily share information about opportunities with others.

How do I get an account?

If you would like to request an account for the new funding opportunities service, please contact Research & Innovation Services  to request one.

Please note that accounts will not be automatically created for existing Research Professional users.


The Research Operations Team run training (demonstration and hands-on workshop). These can be found and booked through the Training Booking System.

Impact, Knowledge Transfer & Economic Development Funding


Research Impact

Information about available Impact, Knowledge Transfer and Economic Development Funding is provided through Research & Innovation Services Partnerships and Engagement Team.

Please see their Impact Funding pages for further details.

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