"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

Apprentice Levy

Any Research Organisation submitting an feC Proposal to the Research Councils can now recover the costs of the new Apprentice levy. The Research Councils have agreed that the cost of the Levy can be recovered by adding the levy charge through direct staff costs.

UK's Research and Innovation bodies welcome Budget

The announcement of the first tranche of challenges to be supported by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) and additional support for high skilled research talent has been welcomed by the UK’s Research and Innovation leaders.

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