Researchers at the University of St Andrews are offered guidance and advice from a number of resources to support them in their research. Current staff can also find additional information on research-related areas supported by the University.
Research and Innovation Services, under the direction of the Vice Principal for Research, are responsible for formulating and implementing University policy, planning and coordinating developments.
Research Business Development and Contracts (RBDC) and Finance Advice and Support (FAS) provides support to academics in all aspects of research awards and contracts from pre-application to award.
The research data team provides support on all aspects of research data management including how to create a data management plan, organising your data, any ethical, legal and security issues to consider and how to share your data at the end of your project.
The Open Access team provides support and information on all aspects of Open Access including how to deposit in Pure, Open Access costs and complying with funders' policies.
The digital humanities and research computing team provides technology and services to support research, including software development, project websites, TEI encoding and multimedia repositories.
The University can provide help and resources to researchers who are looking to generate impact from their research.
The Knowledge Transfer Centre works to increase the wider use and positive impact of the University's research activities. KTC staff work to develop networks and contacts with external businesses.
The public engagement team can help researchers plan, develop and evaluate public engagement activity, support grant and funding applications and offer training.
The Centre for Academic, Professional and Organisational Development (CAPOD) provides a comprehensive range of opportunities to support personal, professional and academic development for all staff and students.