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Research Services

Respect for our researchers, support for their research

Please see a summary of the position of the University’s major resarch funder when it comes to COVID-19 under News & Events within the Research Services website.

Research Services supports academics and researchers at the University in preparing, submitting and managing research grants. It is also responsible for a range of related issues, including the preparation and submission of our REF return, oversight of research ethics and governance, impact, public engagement, researcher development and, together with the Office for Scholarly Communication, Open Access.

Policy and Strategy

  • Research Policy and Strategy: Research Policy and Strategy, encompassing the REF, Research impact, Public engagement with research and Research ethics and governance
  • Kent Graduate and Researcher College: we work closely with the Kent graduate and researcher college and Kent Global to coordinate the University’s activities and funding in this area. To find out more, click here.