Our key funding mechanisms: Quality Research Allocations
Strategic Investment Fund
to all Schools and Institutes
This fund invests in our research
Funding directly allocated to
The purpose of activity is to
infrastructure and our research
colleges and institutes
Increase awareness and uptake of
leadership and development, It
entrepreneurship and increasing
will be a competitive process and
the number of businesses started
will be judged by an invited set of
We are investing in enhanced
by UEL students and alumni.
panellists drawn from amongst our active research leaders.
specialist support for bid writing, impact and developing new IT
Undergraduate & Postgraduate
solutions to significantly improve
New Initiatives Fund
our repository, ethics management
This is an annual competitive fund
This fund is led by the Directors
and PhD supervision.
whereby academics and their
of Research and is specific to
students present an opportunity to
institution-wide investment in
Knowledge Exchange &
undertake a joint research project
strategic initiatives to improve
to make a difference to their
productivity, quality and impact.
This funding will provide early
discipline, community or industry.
This includes support for early career academics and our
investment as leverage for sustainable partnerships, co-
financing collaborative ventures
and increasing the contraflow of
This is a strategic investment
knowledge between academia,
focused on building the
society and industry. This is a
foundations of our flagship
competitive process with a call for expressions of interest annually.
institutional sabbatical scheme.
research themes through our postgraduate research base.
Research Strategy 2017-2022 University of East London