The Research Support Team offers many services to all members of the research community and beyond:
Academic Research Support is part of the University's Enterprise and Innovation directorate.
We are responsible for the University’s communications about our research, including the Research Excellence Framework, Impact and Open Access.
Contact us for queries relating to funding development, research ethics, the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and research events.
Graduate Research Support is part of the University's Academic Registry.
Contact us about all administrative aspects of postgraduate research degrees, whether you're a prospective student, a postgraduate research student, an academic, an examiner, or an employer.
The University of Sunderland is fully committed to supporting our research community, with research-active staff being valued, equipped, recognised and promoted.
We adhere to 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.
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 the wealth of development resources. The University also provides a training programme for research-active staff.
As a research student or a member of staff undertaking research at the University of Sunderland, you have access to a wide range of excellent information resources, and the expert support of library staff to help you make the most of them. View the library webpages for researchers.