Facilitating world-class research
Room 123, University Offices, Wellington Square
Staff starting having recently started (eg within 6 months) in a role involving research administration activities or who have responsibility for staff in such roles. This will include:
This half-day session will provide an introduction to research administration at Oxford. It will begin with an introduction to the policy and funding environment affecting research in the UK higher education sector. We will take a research project through each stage of the life cycle at Oxford, from the idea through to final reporting, highlighting the support offered to researchers, key units (and the linkages between them), procedures, systems and further opportunities to learn more.
It is an interactive session tracking the life of a research project (including the up and downs) with opportunities for questions, hypotheticals and group discussion. Speakers will include representatives from Research Services, Research Accounts, and an academic department.
Participants will gain an overview of:
This is an introductory session. Participants may also be interested in attending the sessions on research grant applications: understanding the process at Oxford, research contracts, financial management of research awards, and research awards and associated personnel administration.