Research Development

From this page you can access all of the information about funding opportunities and support available to develop a research funding proposal.

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The University’s online platform for developing and costing research bids is called Worktribe.  This system needs to be used for all research bids being made to any funding body or organisation. You can access Worktribe online at

If you would like to go straight to your own College's Research Support pages please click the following links:

For support for overseas research proposals, contact the dedicated European and International Research Support Team.

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 Internal research funding

The University holds a number of funding research streams which it is able to allocate internally.  Details of the funding steams available, and how to apply, are available on our web page.

 Research funding - project development

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

Support for research

Library support for research

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