Edinburgh Research Office

What we do

We work alongside researchers to grow ideas into fundable proposals. We work with research leaders to develop research strategies. We are enablers and connectors.

Edinburgh Research Office

Growing your idea together

We work alongside researchers to grow ideas into fundable proposals. We provide expertise at all stages, from developing your idea and identifying funding to crafting your application and managing your award. 

We work with research leaders to develop research strategies based on sound funder insights and intelligence. We offer expertise across UK, European and international funders.

We are enablers and connectors, networked across the University, able to provide the best advice to researchers and research leaders in all disciplines.

Research Funding Team

We work with researchers, and the local professional services colleagues who support them, at all stages of research grant proposal preparation.

Research Grants Team

We work with researchers, local professional services colleagues and funders to provide specialist knowledge and guidance on all aspects of research grant management and reporting.

Strategic Research Development Team

We work with researchers and research leaders across the University to provide expert insights into funding opportunities and the wider funding environment. We ensure individuals, Centres, Schools, Colleges and the University are best placed to win research funding.

Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team

We work alongside researchers to enable engagement with policy makers, practitioners, industry and the public. We focus mainly on the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Research Contracts, Governance and Integrity Team

We work alongside researchers providing expertise and legal advice in negotiating, drafting, reviewing and signing research related contracts on behalf of the University.