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Research operations updates

Informal collaborations with colleagues in Russia and Belarus

The University has released guidance for researchers who have informal collaborations with Russia and Belarus.

Improving our knowledge exchange activities

The Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) is an institutional-level exercise to inform and assess the knowledge exchange activities of UK higher education institutions. The University has signed up to take part in a year-long self-assessment and gap analysis exercise. We welcome feedback on existing KE activity or offers of support. Find out more about the planned KE work.

Updated HERA salary scales in Worktribe

The HERA salary scales (Grades 2 to 8R) have been updated in Worktribe to reflect the 1.5% pay award from 1 August 2021. These scales will be automatically used on any newly created projects or budget lines. For existing projects you will need to recalculate your budget in Worktribe in order to take advantage of the updated scales. 

New UKRI open access policy

UKRI announces new Open Access Policy. This announcement follows a three-year review and consultation process and is a significant step in strengthening the UK's commitment to open research. Find out more about our funder’s Open Access policies.

University Strategic Change Programme project

The end-to-end research support project aims to design and implement a single, interconnected, institution-wide research support network. Find out more about the end-to-end research support project