Policies maintained by the Research Office

Proposal Development Policy ROP-06 [pdf]: provides an overview of the principles governing the development of funding proposals (grant applications and research contracts) and relevant College policies. The policy also sets out the principles governing Bid Management.

Investigator Eligibility Policy ROP-03 [pdf]: policy governing Principal and Co-Investigator eligibility when applying for research funding, where there are no prevailing Funder eligibility criteria.

Costing and Pricing Policy ROP-01 [pdf]: policy governing the costing and pricing of externally funded research.

Approval and Authorisation Policy ROP-02 [pdf]: policy governing faculty approval and college authorisation of research proposals and related agreements.

Preferred Terms and Conditions Policy ROP-05 [pdf]: the College’s framework supporting the negotiation and agreement of terms and conditions in research and research related agreements.

Post Award Management Policy [pdf]: policy governing post award operational processes, authorisation responsibilities and administrative minimum monitoring requirements.

What counts as Research?: guidance on the definition of research.

Classification and Management of Research Funding [pdf]guidance governing the classification and management of external research funding in line with regulatory and accounting requirements. 

Intellectual Property Policy ROP-07-College Log In [pdf]: policy governing the ownership, management and commercialisation of IP generated by staff, associates and students.

Reward to Inventors Scheme Imperial log in only [pdf]: discretionary scheme for sharing College’s revenue generated from the commercialisation of IP with inventors, Faculties and College.

NIH Financial Conflict of Interest Policy: policy enforcing strict rules with regard to the management and deadlines for disclosure and reporting of Financial Conflicts of Interest.

Imperial College RDM Policy [pdf]: policy in order to foster best practice in research data management for the academic and research community.

Imperial's open access policy: policy governing the online availability of scholarly work.

Tobacco industry funding: College position on funding from the tobacco industry.

Export Controls: guidance on UK export controls.

Privacy Notice for Research Partners, Co-Applicants and Collaborators [pdf]: This privacy notice (Notice) explains how Imperial College London (the College, we, our, us) collects, uses and shares (or "processes") personal data of research collaborators and prospective research collaborators (i.e. persons who will be part of research activities and their personal data is required to form part of a funding application and throughout the research itself) (you, your), and your rights in relation to the personal data we hold.


Policies maintained by other areas of the College

Central Secretariat
Human Resources
Joint Research Compliance Office

Health and Safety Policy