Research Support

Welcome to the Research Support landing page on the University of Birmingham intranet. From this page you can access all of the information and support you need to make your research a success.

Support for researchers is provided by many different teams across the University. The links below detail all of the relevant resources. Follow the links to pages owned by the different administrative teams to find what you need. If you would like to go straight to your own College's Research Support pages please use the links on the right.

If you can't find what you're looking for, aren't sure who to ask, or if you spot a mistake on these pages please contact

 Research funding - finding opportunities

The University holds a subscription to Research Professional, an online service that provides research news and details of funding opportunities. Click the image below to be taken direct to the website:


 Research funding - project development

  • Proposals to major UK funders
  • Bid development with large corporate businesses
  • Bid development for EU & other international projects
  • Bid development for large, complex projects

Contracts, Governance & Ethics

Open Research

Funders are increasingly asking researchers to make their outputs available in easily accessible, public repositories. At the same time, it is just as important as ever to make sure that ideas and research with commercial potential are protected. The University of Birmingham has a number of departments that can advise on this.

Facilities, IT & Library Support

Research equipment

  • How to apply to buy new equipment or share existing equipment

Support for research

Library support for research

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Support within your College





Professional Services