Hands on support for your research journey

Working in partnership with departments, faculties & professional services

Purdah pre-election guidance for staff

With the general election scheduled for 8 June 2017, we are now in the official pre-election period known as purdah. Purdah places restrictions on actions and announcements that could show affiliation to a political party or have an influence on the outcome.

Purdah guidance>

Your faculty portal

We provide advice, guidance and hands on support specific to each faculty to help members of the research community achieve their research ambitions. Find the relevant R&IS contacts for your faculty here.

My research support community>

Supporting institutional & cross-faculty projects and initiatives

R&IS delivers support for institutional activities such as Impact, EU funding and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). R&IS also supports translational research and regional engagement.

Institutional projects>

Research funding & research environment

Support to write and cost grants to secure funding to undertake research excellence. As well as information on managing your research grant and how to organise contracts.

Research development> Contracts & awards> Research ethics & integrity>
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Supporting our researchers

Supporting researchers with a range of valuable opportunities, information & guidance to support their development alongside information on policies and procedures that support high quality research.

Research staff & students> The Doctoral Academy>
Research Funding

Partnerships & commercialisation

Support and funding to collaborate with external partners to further research and also advice & support to protect, exploit or commercialise ideas and intellectual property.

Research partnerships & engagement> Commercialisation>

Arma Award
2016 Highly Commended - Public Engagement & Advocacy
Academic Award
2016 Winner - Employability Award, Kay Guccione
THE Awards 2015
2015 Finalist - Vice Chancellor's Fellowship Scheme
Sheffield Professional Award
2015 Winner - Effective Communicator, Bryony Portsmouth
THE Awards 2014
2014 Winner - Think Ahead Programme