Research Governance

The Research Governance team manages Sponsorship of research projects under the UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care and the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) regulations 2004.

The Sponsor of a project is the organisation that takes responsibility for the  initiation, management and financing (or  management of  financing) for the study.  The research governance team is also able to offer advice on other areas of regulated research.

These pages describe what Sponsorship is, how to apply for University of Birmingham Sponsorship, how to maintain Sponsorship over the course of your project, and what do when your project is closed:

Additional pages provide additional information for health researchers and clinical trials: