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Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Research

The School of Arts and Humanities and the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Studying at Cambridge

 

Research Operations Office

Research Operations Office

http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/research/

  • Are the recognised point of contact for communications with research sponsors
  • Act as the University’s authority for submitting applications and accepting awards
  • Arrange more senior authority for submission and acceptance where required
  • Set up and manage grants within the University’s systems
  • Work closely with the Department administrators to answer queries for grant applications and awards
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on the administrative aspects of different funders and schemes
  • Undertake final checks on budget, HR aspects, sponsor specific requirements and University specific requirement for applications prior to submission
  • Negotiate contracts for research funding from non-standard sponsors
  • Manage reporting requirements for awards, including final reconciliation and closing the grant at the end of the project
  • Manage licenced systems such as pFACT (costing tool) and Research Profession (funding opportunities)
  • Deliver research administration training
  • Implement operational policy and compliance
  • Coordinate internal and external audit visits

To find out who is the contact for your institution please see http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/research/contact/departmentsearch.aspx