"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

Concordat on Open Research Data launched

Four of the UK’s leading research organisations have, today, launched a concordat that proposes a series of clear and practical principles for working with research data. The Concordat on Open Research Data has been developed by a UK multi-stakeholder group and is a set of expectations of best practice reflecting the needs of the research community.

Research Councils publish 2015-2016 annual reports

Each of the seven Research Councils has now published their Annual Report and Accounts 2015-16. Laid before Parliament in the last week, the publications outline the Councils’ achievements over the last year.

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