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A research contract is a legally binding agreement that sets out the rights and obligations of the parties concerned, and which forms the basis of a relationship around a particular research programme, exchange of information or materials or other collaboration. 

This section provides an introduction to contracts and the core considerations from an academic perspective. It includes information on the types of research and research related agreements entered into by the College, the contract negotiation process, and key terms and conditions. See the left hand menu to access the relevant page.