Graduate Research School

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Graduate Research School
Phoenix Building, P2.06
T: 01642 384438
E: research@tees.ac.uk



The Graduate Research School (GRS) provides central support for all aspects of research activity including research degrees and examination, research funding and projects, policy and strategy and ethics and integrity.

Our goal is to ensure the sustainability of areas of established and emerging research activity and to create a culture and infrastructure within the University which supports and nurtures high quality research.

Research at Teesside University is coordinated through five research institutes; Digital Futures Institute; Health and Social Care Institute; Institute of Design, Culture and the Arts; Social Futures Institute (which includes the Centre for Strategy and Leadership the focus for research in business); and the Technology Futures Institute.

We work closely with the five Research Institutes to support research development and fufil the University's commitment given in the 2012-2015 Institutional Plan to maintain effective systems and processes for supporting research. We also helped to coordinate the University's submission to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
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Research degrees

We support research students and their supervisors from the initial application to completion stage, and act as the first point of contact for prospective students seeking guidance on funded studentships.
More information about research degrees and support for prospective and current students

Researcher development and training

GRS delivers training for postgraduate research students on important aspects of research practice at different stages of their research degree. In liaison with the Learning and Development team and the Department for Learning Development, we are also responsible for coordinating the core researcher development programme for staff.
More information about researcher development and training

Research funding

We assist academic and research staff to source, apply for and manage external research funding from a variety of sponsors and provide pre and post-award support at all stages of the application and grant management process.
More information about research funding

Support for business engagement

We work closely with the Department for Academic Enterprise to support the business engagement strategy and facilitate knowledge transfer.
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Policy and strategy

GRS drives the operational implementation of the University's research strategy and services the main research-related committees.
More information about research policy and strategy

Ethics and integrity

We advise researchers and research students on all policy, procedure and compliance issues and are committed to maintaining high ethical standards of research integrity and conduct.
More information about research integrity and conduct

Research events

We coordinate networking and information events, including Teesside University Research Network (TURN), to exchange knowledge and to support creative conversations across different disciplines.
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TeesRep

GRS also works closely with Library and Information Services to promote and support our institutional repository for research outputs, TeesRep, which allows access to a growing collection of peer-reviewed research and e-theses produced by the research community.
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