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The PVC is supported by a Executive Manager and Executive Assistant.


Doctoral College

The Doctoral College is responsible for the Management and Development of Postgraduate Research at Ulster University; Administration of new Programmes and Research Studentships and Management of the Researcher Development Programme.

Innovation & Impact

The Innovation & Impact team supports the development of Research Impact at Ulster University.It manages knowledge exchange, consultancy and KTP projects and supports the commercialisation of research.

Research Development

The Research Development team is responsible for horizon scanning for funding opportunities.It provides support within Faculties to ensure high quality applications including costing and promotes interdisciplinary projects.

Research Governance

The Research Governance team is responsible for the Management of Research Regulation, Governance and Ethics; Intellectual Property Management and Protection and Internal Research Risk and Audit Management.

Research Management

The Research Management team is responsible for Post Award Research Contract Management, Management of Research Finance and Administration of Research Grant Claims.

Research Performance

The Research Performance team is responsible for the Management of the Research Excellence Framework (REF); Research Strategy and Performance Management and Management of Research Systems and Research Data.