Support for staff
The Office of the Vice-Provost (Research, Innovation & Global Engagement) oversees a number of programmes and initiatives designed to support researchers at UCL. These include advice and guidance on finding and applying for funding, advice on research policy, supporting researchers with impact, and facilitating new partnerships and collaborations.
Our Research Coordination Teams provide advice, support and guidance on finding and applying for research funding. They also coordinate applications for large-scale funding calls and organise events and training through the UCL Research Domains.
- BEAMS Research Coordination Office (password-protected page)
- SLASH/IOE Research Coordination Office (password-protected page)
- SLMS Research Coordination Office
We fund research at UCL through a number of programmes, including the Grand Challenges, Public Policy grants, and Global Research Funding, including ODA funding. You can also search for funding, set up email alerts, and find out about opportunities targeted for your career stage or discipline with Open4Research. We can also offer advice and support to researchers on Research Council-funded projects to ensure they meet reporting requirements through Researchfish. You can also find information about Research Fellowships at UCL here.
- UCL Venture Research Fellowship
The Office of the Vice-Provost (Research) also coordinates the UCL Venture Research Fellowship, which recognises researchers whose ideas have the potential to challenge the way we understand critical issues, and enables them to explore crucial questions in an open-ended context. The Venture Research Fellowship aims to identify and support truly exceptional thinkers to transcend conventional research constraints; potential applicants are advised to contact Professor Donald Braben for advice on eligibility and the application process.
The UCL Doctoral School is committed to ensuring that the quality of research training at UCL is at the highest international level. It aims to ensure that research students and supervisors work in a high quality research training environment.
The UCL Research Impact Curation & Support team provides guidance on research impact, monitors impacts emerging from excellent research at UCL, and manages the main UCL Impact site.
Research Services offer support and advice on externally funded research, including applying for and managing funding, research contracts, and EU funding.
UCL’s Organisational Development Team offer a wide range of training and development programmes, including the Research Staff Development Programme, Doctoral Skills Development programmes and courses that are open to all staff.
UCL Library Services provide a wide range of guidance and access to information to support research staff. They can advise you on finding information, disseminating your research, open access and data management.
UCL Research IT Services help you make the best use of IT when managing and carrying out your research. They provide access to a wide range of IT facilities, advise on research data management and storage, and offer training for research IT skills.
Innovation and Enterprise offer a wide range of support, training and advice on how researchers can build connections between academia and industry.