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How Research & Innovation Services can help you

Our services for helping you develop proposals, run projects and disseminate your findings.

Our teams

The management of Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is led by Caroline Quest, Director of RIS and assisted by Dr Graham McLaren, Assistant Director, RIS.

For any queries contact Kay Gallagher, PA to RIS Director.

You can provide feedback on RIS so we can further improve our services to you.

Research Development - We support academic staff to secure grant funding and realise their research ambitions

Pre-Award- We help academics prepare funding proposals and accept and set up research awards

Research and Commercialisation Contracts - We are responsible for setting up and supporting contracts between academics and external organisations

Research Project Management Service - We offer professional project management support to academic staff, giving you more time to carry out your research

Post-Award - We manage financial administration for current research projects, including audits and claims to sponsors

Business Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange - We help academic staff build relationships with industry partners, apply for funding and manage projects in support of internal and external strategies

Technology Transfer - We work with academic staff and industry to commercialise our research, taking it to the marketplace and wider society

Consultancy Services - We make it possible for academics to provide expert advice to businesses and organisations on a range of industrial or commercial problems

Research Policy and Information - We manage the University’s research information so it can be used for strategic decision making and communicating the benefits and impact of our research

Enterprise and Regional Development - We support potential high-growth businesses and the entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers who create them

See our overview of how Research and Innovation Services can help you if you are a new researcher.

If you are external to the University you can opt in to receive Research@Bath, our newsletter for external stakeholders. This highlights our research news and events which provide opportunities for engaging with us.

Follow RIS on Twitter: @UniofBathRIS

How we can help you

Watch our video on how Research and Innovation Services (RIS) can help you.


If you have any questions, please contact us.