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Costing and Research Finance

Name: Costing and Research Finance - including TRAC/fEC

Place in structure: The University |> Office of the Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer |> Directorate of Finance |> Management Accounts |> Costing and Research Finance

Address: Room G.022
John Owens Building

Building 48 on campus map (opens in a new window)

Phone: 0161 275 8859

Website: Costing and Research Finance - including TRAC/fEC Website

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General information

The Costing and Research Finance team cover the following:

  • Preparation and submission of the University's TRAC (Transparent Approach to Costing Return) to HEFCE and the Research Councils each year
  • Calculation and implementation of University overhead rates for research
  • Calculation of faculty overhead rates for teaching
  • Management and maintenance of the University Costing Tool pFACT
  • Development and implementation of fEC (Full Economic Costing) and pricing related issues
  • Provision of training on costing and pricing
  • Management of the Time Allocation Survey for academics
  • Co-ordination of research finance policy across the campus
  • Co-ordination of finance related systems and business processes for research.
  • The team act as a point of contact for any TRAC and fEC and central research finance related queries.