Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development


Get funding to run your own development initiatives, support further research, or start up a business.

Funding for your research

Knowing where and how to apply for funding is a crucial skill for any researcher. The IAD works closely with the University's Research Support Office to ensure you have the skills and information you might need in the future.

Researcher-led initiative fund

This scheme has now been replaced by the IAD Action Fund. Find out more here.

Business start-up funding

Do you have a business idea, but not sure how to fund it? The University can provide guidance to help you.