Aims and Responsibilities

Research Grants Section's aims and responsibilities.

Strategic Goals for Post Award

  • Increase transparency of reporting for research income and expenditure across the University and to grant holders

  • Maintain and improve the financial control environment for the research grants to provide assurance to funders and the University

  • Evolve financial systems and processes to allow for the efficient management and processing of research grants from project award to completion

  • Develop a culture of customer support by providing the expertise and training for research grant budget holders and financial administrators

Service Targets

  • All new awards progressed to “Live” on Worktribe, within 48 hours of receipt

  • All claims made within the prescribed funder timescales

  • Where required, projects to be reviewed and reconciled at least every 6 months

  • Projects to be closed within 3 months of final payment being received from the funder

  • KPI’s to be published quarterly in respect of the above service targets