Live Q&A Session by the PVC (Research and Enterprise)

The PVC (Research and Enterprise), Professor Mike Weed, held a Live Question and Answer session on Research on 6 May 2020.

Here are some Questions and Answers from the session:

Question: Where is the most up-to-date information on Research and Funding at CCCU; I have found quite a few but am wondering which is the most current?

Answer: Have a look on the CCCU internal website for the various sources of information.  Follow Research Development on Twitter @CCCU_RD.  For external funding sources, continuously updated, register your CCCU email on Research Professional

Question: How do you currently inform staff of updates in research, funding and projects?

Answer: Research Development produces a range of information on Research.  Information includes Quarterly reports on research activities’ (these are circulated to our stakeholders in Faculties) and announcements of research successes (circulated to key research contacts in the faculties). We publish a themed Faculty Research Bulletin.  We have a twitter account @CCCU_RD, linked to this RD blog.

Question: Where is the most up to date information on the graduate college events?

Answer: These are on the Graduate College Blackboard. They are also circulated to all supervisors and PGR students through the Researcher Development Programme weekly bulletins





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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