Male student with laptopResearch is supported at the University of Hertfordshire by the Research Office, the Research and Scholarly Communications Team and the Research Degrees Team.

Research Office

The Research Office supports research activity across the University in relation to research bid development for UK, EU and International grant applications:

  • sourcing funding opportunities
  • costing of research bids
  • research information
  • research impact, engagement and communication
  • research assessment and the REF
  • the provision of research-related management information
  • sponsorship for research in NHS and social care settings
  • and, training.

We publish a fortnightly Research Themes and Research Office Newsletter, distributed by email to all staff, which details new funding calls, research events, research news and training opportunities. Information is also distributed via our twitter feed @UHertsResearch and through Yammer.

Research and Scholarly Communications Team

The Research and Scholarly Communications Team co-ordinates and delivers a range of library and computing services in support of research excellence. Our offer is wide-ranging over the research and researcher’s lifecycle and includes:

  • post-graduate training
  • maintaining research information and systems
  • safeguarding working data
  • managing the University's publication workflow, supporting open scholarship
  • publishing the highest quality materials via UHPress.

We look after:

  • maintaining and developing the Research Information System (RIS) and the University’s open-research repository (UHRA)
  • systems and support for research data management (RDM)
  • curating and validating research outputs, including advice and action on Open Access
  • publishing monographs and other books
  • giving advice about the placement, licensing, promotion and impact of the University’s published work
  • publication insight, metrics and strategy.

Research Degrees Team

The Research Degrees Team assists research students and supervisors with all aspects of student administration from:

  • enrolment to examination
  • providing a programme of training designed to support and develop research students and supervisors
  • expertise on University of Hertfordshire research fees policy
  • guidance on University procedures and regulations.

Get in touch

If you have queries or comments about our research, we'd love to hear from you and are here to help.

Area of interestDepartment / ContactContact details
Research Degrees Research Degrees Team n/a
Research Support Research Office +44 (0)1707 285755
Research and Scholarly Communications  n/a
Research IntegrityDr Susan Grey
Director of Research Degrees and Director of the Doctoral College, Institutional Lead Research Integrity, Point of contact for whistle-blowing 285893
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) Business Development +44 (0)1707 286406
Research Ethics Ethics Committee
Food researchDavid Barling
Research Theme Champion n/a
Global Economy researchChamu Kuppuswamy
Research Theme Champion n/a
Heritage, Cultures and Community researchSylvie Magerstädt
Research Theme Champion n/a
Information and Security researchFarshid Amirabdollahian
Research Theme Champion n/a
Space researchPhilip Lucas
Research Theme Champion n/a