The University is ranked 8th in the UK for research quality in UK (Guardian League Table)

Research governance

Research governance refers to:

  • the structures in place for decision-making and accountability in relation to the direction and management of research at the University; and
  • the framework of policies, procedures and codes of practice which apply to research.

Decision-making and accountability

The University’s research activity is overseen by the University Research Committee (URC), reporting to the University Senate which oversees all academic matters. URC advises the Senate and the University Executive Board, on strategy, approves internal policy, and monitors the research performance of the institution. 

 

University Research Strategy

 

Research Integrity and Ethics

Sets out the University’s framework for high quality and robust practice across the full research process.

 

All policies and codes of practice

Lists the primary policies, procedures and codes of practice which apply to research.