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Directorate of Research and Business Engagement Support Services

Name: Directorate of Research and Business Engagement Support Services

Place in structure: The University |> Office of the Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer |> Directorate of Research and Business Engagement Support Services

Address: 2nd Floor, Christie Building
Oxford Rd
Manchester
M13 9PL

Building 58 on campus map (opens in a new window)

Phone: 0161 275 8795

Website: Directorate of Research and Business Engagement Support Services Website

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General information

The Directorate of Research and Business Engagement Support Services is based on the second floor of the Christie Building, off Oxford Road. Our main aim is to support the ongoing development and implementation of strategy and policy for research and graduate education, in accordance with the strategic objectives established by the University.

We provide expert professional services in areas of research funding and research business development including research contract negotiation and European research funding as well as ensuring that the University is equipped with the systems, processes and information necessary to enable the effective and efficient management and administration of research and graduate education. 

List of services offered: 

  • Supporting the development and implementation of strategy and policy for research,  graduate education and business engagement.
  • Providing professional services in areas of research funding and business development including research contract negotiation and European research funding.
  • Ensuring that you have the systems, processes and information necessary to help you to manage and administer research, graduate education and engagement with business.
  • Making sure the University fulfils its corporate obligations in research and graduate education and is best placed administratively to respond to external scrutiny and assessment.