Research support for the Faculty of Medicine and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (ICHT) is provided by teams in the Joint Research Office and the Joint Research Compliance Office.
JRO / JRCO
Joint Research Office (JRO)
Provides support for Investigators in the Faculty of Medicine and ICHT with all stages of the management of a research project. The JRO provides advice and assistance with:
- creating and submitting an application
- contract negotiation
- setting up an award
- the financial management of a project through its lifetime
- the reconciliation and closure of the grant at the end of the project
More information is available on the Joint Research Office web pages.
Joint Research Compliance Office (JRCO)
The Joint Research Compliance Office aims to help researchers in the College and ICHT undertaking clinical studies:
- to meet the requirements of research governance
- to ensure we fulfil the legal, ethical and scientific obligations to the healthcare research process
More information is available on the Joint Research Compliance Office website
Open access, REF, Research Design Service London
Open access publishing
Open access publishing makes your online scholarly work available, free of charge to anyone. It facilitates the discovery and sharing of knowledge and may be required by your research funder.
FROM APRIL 2016 THE HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING COUNCIL (HEFCE) REQUIRE THAT, FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES AND CONFERENCE PAPERS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE POST-2014 RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK (REF), THEY ARE DEPOSITED IN A REPOSITORY. YOU ARE ADVISED TO UPLOAD YOUR WORK ON ACCEPTANCE TO SYMPLECTIC, FOR DEPOSIT IN SPIRAL, IMPERIAL'S INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY.