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The Research Development Office acts as liaison point between Trinity’s researchers and Irish and international funding agencies. Its primary role is to support Trinity researchers in submitting competitive proposals for external research funding.

It also provides information about funding opportunities through its Research Focus Newsletter and Forthcoming Deadlines webpage. Its main services and activities include:

  • advising researchers on external research funding for projects and assisting researchers with funding submissions in order to ensure compliance with both sponsor and Trinity internal processes and requirements;
  • the endorsement of all external research funding proposals by Trinity researchers on behalf of Trinity;
  • maintaining the contract researcher salary scales for use in determining costs associated with certain fixed-term appointments;
  • providing information on funding opportunities through its Research Focus newsletter together with details on upcoming deadlines for main funding schemes of major sponsors;