Applying for Research Funding

The most up to date information on funding announcments in your field can be found here. Research & Innovation Services' teams for each College maintain 'live' funding opportunity databases to give you the very latest  information on where you might apply. The following links will take you directly to this information:

This page provides a number of additional resources that may be helpful to you when considering an application for research funding, whether you need some basic information about what kind of research funders are out there, inspiration from previous successful applicants, or you are experiencing a problem with an online submission system. 

The Research Funding Guide

The following documents

  • Major research funders & their schemes
  • Applying for research funding - the basics
  • Case Studies

Research Professional

Please click on the following link to access Research Professional, an external service for funding news and opportunities that is available free to University staff.

tile-research-profesionalTraining resources, to help you get the most out of Research Professional, are available here.  



Electronic Submission Systems

Please click here to see a full list of the UK electronic funding application systems together with their associated submission processes.

For more in depth information on the RCUK submission system JES, please click here for the University's JES factsheet.

Alternatively, if you are experiencing a problem with an electronic submission, please contact Sally Wiley (x43884,


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