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8.7 Management of research

This category covers information relating to the institution's management and funding of its research activities; it does not include the actual results or data of research undertaken. 

For any additional information, please contact Freedom of Information, Academic Registry, Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Scotland DD1 1HG; telephone 01382 308000; email foi@abertay.ac.uk

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  1. Research funding
  2. Research quality
  3. Research strategies
  4. Research management structures and support arrangements
  5. Research ethics
  6. Research staff policies
  7. Research students policies and procedures

1. Research funding

Statistical information on the major sources of the institution's research funding.

Please visit the University's page on the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Details of the University's research funding allocation; outcome agreements and other information can be accessed from the Scottish Funding Council's webpages.

Details of the University's research income from all sources can be obtained from the University's Annual Report and Financial Statements.

2. Research quality

Results of external measurement of the quality of the institution's research.

Outcome of the Research Assessment Exercise 1996
Outcome of the Research Assessment Exercise 2001
Outcome of the Research Assessment Exercise 2008

For information on the University's research activity and the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (which has replaced the Research Assessment Exercise), please visit the University's Research Excellence Framework 2014 page (above); its Research pages, and also the REF 2014 website. 

3. Research strategies

Summary information on institutional-level strategic plans for research.

Please visit the University's Research Strategy page.  Information about Research Staff is available here.

4. Research management structures and support arrangements

A description of the structures the institution uses to manage and support its research activity. Institution's procedures for supporting research.

The Abertay Research Collection is available in the University's Research pages.

For information on Research Degree Studentships, please visit this page.  There are also pages for Research and Business, and a page for the Graduate School.

For Research Networks and infrastructure, please visit this page.  In addition, you may find the following pages and documents useful:

Research Degrees Handbook

Research Degrees Committee Remit and Membership

For the University's Intellectual Property Policy, please visit the Commercialisation and Knowledge Management page

 

5. Research ethics

The institution's research ethics policies and procedures.

Key research ethics documents. 

Please visit the University's Research Strategy page

6. Research staff policies

The institution's policies for supporting and developing fixed-term contract research staff.

For information on employment information, including policies and procedures, please visit the HR pages and the Researcher Development pages.

7. Research students policies and procedures

The institution's policies and procedures for supervising and examining research students.

Please visit the Graduate School's page (linked above), and the University's Postgraduate courses page.  Please visit the pages for Researcher Development (linked above).