"Research is our research"

Our mission is to provide innovative solutions to the challenges faced by researchers.
The centre was set up by Call For Participants, independent from academia to conduct non-biased research and maintain an objective view on behaviour, data handling and ethics within Universities.

Research Councils UK News Feed

First round of Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund engagement begins

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund was announced by the Prime Minister at the 2016 CBI Annual Conference. It will help identify and develop UK industries that are fit for the future, driving progress in technologies where the UK can build on our existing areas of industrial and research strength.

Doctoral Stipend Levels and Indicative Fees for 2017

Research Councils UK (RCUK) has announced doctoral stipend levels and indicative fees for 2017. For planning purposes, research organisations should note that whilst the GDP deflator remains the basis for determining indicative fee levels, it will remain under review.

Centre for Research Excellence News

New Research

We are delighted to open this years first research study up for the academic community. See our research page for more detail.

2015 Agenda released

The center has released its agenda for the new year. We are expecting a good year with exciting research opportinities including an investigation into medical research.

Most recent research

Research Methods Survey

Our research aims to investigate if academic researchers, using online services, are adhering to ethical principles, and understand if participants are being fully informed about the collection, use and handling of their data.

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"Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos are going to die anyway."

Stephen Hawking