Research Professional Updates

Brexit costs universities thousands in legal advice – UK universities have shelled out thousands of pounds on Brexit-related legal advice and consultancy services since the year of the referendum, Research Fortnight can reveal.

Welsh assembly members push for more university funding – Welsh universities will lag behind institutions in England and Scotland unless the Welsh government significantly increases their funding, the National Assembly’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee has said.

Research England kicks off knowledge exchange funding – The Research England Development Fund has made its first award to support a project aimed at giving postdoctoral researchers the relevant skills and experience to prosper outside of academia.


About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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