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Research capabilities


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Research capabilities

  1. 1. AN OVERVIEW Research Capabilities
  2. 2. The research council <ul><li>The Research Council (RC) is the SETGOI’s central support office for all aspects of research including: </li></ul><ul><li>research funding and projects </li></ul><ul><li>research degrees </li></ul><ul><li>policy and strategy </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Research Support We also promote research undertaken across SETGOI, and provide key information to anyone interested in collaborating with us on a research project. Research students and supervisors are supported from the initial application to completion stage, with RC acting as a first point of contact for prospective students seeking guidance on research opportunities. We also advise staff and students on all policy, procedure and compliance issues.
  4. 4. The Research Endeavour SETGOI is committed to maintaining high ethical standards of research integrity and conduct. SETGOI subscribes to an ethic of personal responsibility by which individual researchers and, in the case of students, their supervisors should have some degree of autonomy and take personal responsibility for their research. However, we also have a set of principles for the ethical conduct of research which must be adhered to by all researchers at SETGOI.
  5. 5. The Research Guidelines SETGOI has guidelines that address the institutional requirement for an agreed set of principles for the conduct of research and outline a formal system for investigating allegations of research misconduct. We also subscribe to national and international guidelines on research integrity.
  6. 6. Training in Research Ethics & Integrity We offer extensive training opportunities for all staff and students in both ethics and integrity of research. The one-day program on research ethics is offered three times a year and gives a broad introduction to research ethics and topics such as consent, risk, and confidentiality. We also offer workshops on aspects of conduct and integrity, and publication ethics.
  7. 7. Assistance <ul><li>The Research Council assists academic and research staff to source, apply for and manage external funding from a variety of sponsors. Support is as flexible as possible and includes: </li></ul><ul><li>identifying and circulating sources of funding to the wider research community and to individuals for specific projects </li></ul><ul><li>delivering funding opportunities seminars </li></ul><ul><li>assistance and advice on preparing funding applications, meeting sponsor requirements and complying with terms and conditions, the costing and pricing of research including calculating projects budgets and the requirements for full economic costing </li></ul><ul><li>providing one-to-one support with all aspects of the application process, ensuring that each bid is as strong as possible </li></ul><ul><li>obtaining authorization for grant applications on behalf of the College and the submission of required documentation </li></ul><ul><li>guidance and support with all aspects of post-award management </li></ul><ul><li>liaising with external agencies and handling queries to and from sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>attending research funding events to obtain up to date information for dissemination. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sustainability With Energy and the Environment one of the main pillar of all successful economic strategies, we have positioned ourselves to address pertinent issues including: • the high per capita emissions of carbon dioxide by industry • hydrothermal carbonization • cost of energy intensity and inefficiency in economic and environmental terms • waste treatment, exploitation and management • land filling • industrial symbiosis • contaminated soil and sludge remediation • gas biofiltration • environmental diagnostics development • modeling for environmental protection
  9. 9. Main Research Aim Our main aim is to pursue research simultaneously with academic excellence and to promote understanding and effective practice in key areas of business and management.