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Research Services

The Research Support Team offers lots of services to everyone in the University of Sunderland in London research community and beyond.

Academic Research Support

Academic Research Support is part of the University's Enterprise and Innovation directorate.

They are responsible for the University’s communications about research, including the Research Excellence Framework, Impact and Open Access.

Contact them for questions about funding, research ethics, the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and research events.

Funding development

Ask the team about finding potential funders and current funding opportunities, responding to research calls, submitting proposals, support with the application process and finding your way through the institutional approval processes.

Career development of researchers concordat

The University of Sunderland in London is fully committed to supporting our research community, with research-active staff being valued, equipped, recognised and promoted.

We follow the seven key principles of the concordat to support the career development of researchers. 

Read the full concordat to support the career development of researchers.

Professional development of researchers

The University is an organisational member of Vitae, the global leader in the professional development of researchers. Simply register with your University email address and make the most of their huge library of resources. The University of Sunderland also runs a training programme for research-active staff.

University Library Services

As a research student or a member of staff carrying out research at the University of Sunderland in London, you have access to a wide range of excellent resources, and the expert support of library staff to help you make the most of them. View the library webpages for researchers