Support for researchers

Support for Researchers

The Research and Enterprise Directorate supports our researchers in a number of ways, providing guidance on ethics and governance, funding projects, working with partners, and commercial developments.


Funding Information

Opportunities, Funder Policies and Support

UK, EU and International Funding Support

Funding information

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How to apply for funding

Guides for grant applications

RCUK, EU, Charity and Invest NI grant application guides

How to apply for funding

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Costing and Pricing

Costing and Pricing application support

Information on support available for costing and pricing research grant applications

Costing and pricing


Contract Support

Application and award contracting support

Terms of engagement and our process


Pure Support

Pure support


IP & Innovation

Supporting invention

Got an idea? Inventor's Guide, Innovation Programmes & Sources of Funding

IP and innovation


Establishing Business Partnerships

Business engagement

KTPs, Collaborative Research and Consultancy support

Establishing business partnerships

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Career Development

Training Support

Training and Internal Support funds

Career development


Outputs and Outcomes

Impact, Data & Publication

Policies on impact, data and publication management

Outputs and outcomes


REF 2020 Support

Guidance and support information for REF 2020

Latest communications and information for REF 2020, plus best practice guidance, the support team and archive of communications and documentation from REF 2014.

REF 2020

What's on at Queen's

Consultancy Support

Consultancy services