The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) is responsible for university contract and collaborative research, and for research commercialisation.
RIO has three functional areas:
Research Operations and Management
The Research Operations and Management team assists with grant submissions, research contracts and agreements, project management/reporting, ethics, research finance and administration. This team also covers project establishment, issue identification and resolution support throughout a project lifecycle, proposal advice and support including compliance and risk checks and submission.
The Research Engagement team is responsible for helping researchers to identify appropriate sources of research funding matched to their research areas, including contract research, government funding schemes, industry funding and IP-led research engagement and commercialisation. We work with our academic colleagues to develop competitive funding proposals that respond to the funder’s needs and demonstrate value to the funders.
Research Intelligence and Quality
The Research Intelligence and Quality team provides strategic and administrative support, including developing research policy, supporting research strengths and RQF needs, data collection reporting and support and management of human and animal ethics and biosafety committees.