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OSR projects account for the University’s trading and non-research activities which are funded by external bodies including Joint Appointments, Knowledge Transfer Partnership Schemes, Government- funded Initiatives, staff secondments and other commercial activity.

Accounting Services responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the preparation of business cases and contracts prior to opening new S (contract) and T (trading) projects.
  • Provision of financial guidance to Principal Investigators responsible for University trading centres and externally funded non-research activities.
  • Issue claims to various external funding bodies and preparation of claims for external audit as required.
  • Monitor income and expenditure on S and T projects including quarterly narratives to Heads of Schools and Directorate Management.

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