University of Bath

How Research & Innovation Services can help you

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

Our teams

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

The management of Research and Innovation Services is led by Dr Alison Evans, Interim Director of Research and Innovation Services (RIS). For any queries contact Kay Gallagher, PA to Director.

Research Grant 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

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

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 Information and Impact - 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 Innovation Centre - We support potential high-growth businesses and the entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers who create them

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Research funding portfolio

Current portfolio of research funding as at 30 April 2019.

Sponsor type Portfolio value Percentage of total
Research Councils £80 million 54%
European Commission £20 million 14%
UK charitable bodies £10 million 7%
Other sources £37 million 25%

A pie chart showing the University's portfolio of research funding

How Research and Innovation Services can help you