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Research funding, applications and awards

We have a wealth of information at Oxford to help researchers and research support staff to find funding, assist with the application process, and manage resulting research awards.

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How to find funding

Research Professional
Research Professional holds details of thousands of research funding opportunities as well as tips on targeting funders, advice for early career researchers and research policy news. It is free to use for everyone at Oxford. To make the most of Research Professional see our training and guidance.

Check our websites for internal funding opportunities, coordinated University bids, EC and GCRF/ODA funding (see right for quick links).

Applying for funding

Research process overview
Are you new to the research funding process at Oxford? Start with our research process chart for an overview of what you need to consider as part of your research funding application. This includes research governance and ethics approval requirements, how to cost and price your project, and the need for research contracts or agreements.

Check our websites for details of the application process at Oxford and funder/scheme guidance.

Managing awards

Check our websites for information on financial project management (start with the summary for PIsSSO required), reporting to funders, data management and open access requirements.

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