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Research Grant Application Summary Form

Research Grant Application Summary Form (RGAS)

The Research Application Summary Form is used to provide a University record of each application for external research funding. The format is also intended to provide a template of information that is required when preparing an application. The purpose of the summary sheet is as follows:

  • To provide a University record of research grant applications. The information provided on the summary sheet is used to update the Research and Consultancy Database.
  • To provide a record of the necessary authorised signatory’s approval of the research grant application.

This form has the following sections:

Database Reference Number :  
Provided by the
Research Support Office and used to reference each research grant application.

pFACT ID
Produced automatically with the pFACT costings

Investigator Details :
Requires details of the names and staff numbers of the Principal Investigator, any Co-Investigators and the School in which the Principal Investigator is based. Where there is more than one Investigator, each should be given a % share of the application, which should total to 100%

Research Project Details:
Complete with information on the project and sponsor details.

In addition, the Principal Investigator should provide the following information:

  • Funding body/sponsor programme (if applicable)
  • Funding body sub-programme (if applicable)
  • Funding body reference (if applicable)
  • Application type (i.e. research grant, fellowship, studentship, etc)
  • Estimated start date
  • Duration

Financial Details:
This information must be derived from a costing prepared using the
pFACT on-line full economic costing tool. The section on Costing the Research Project provides guidance on using this tool. A completed pFACT summary screen should be attached to the Research Grant Application Summary form to provide a record of the project costing. This also provides supporting information on the project costing when the completed application is reviewed and authorised.

Research Partners/Collaborations:
For projects where the research will be conducted in conjunction with partners from other institutions or organisations details of the partners are required.

Authorisation:
The summary sheet is used to record the authorisation of the application for University records. The section,
'Getting Your Application Authorised’ provides further information on procedures for research grant authorisation.

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