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Award Acceptance

When Grant Award Notification is received

  • The VP Research is the institutional signatory for all research aggreements
  • The Research Office should be notified as soon as the notification is received, contact
  • Allow on average 3-4 weeks for standard agreements to be approved and longer where negotiations are involved. If the Grant Notification Award amount is different to the budget submitted, you will need to agree a new budget with Accounts and potentially a modified set of deliverables with the Funding Agency
  • Once the agreement has been signed by all required parties, Cost Centres may be setup for the project

Cost Centre Setup

  • To setup an account the Research Project Setup Form must be completed and approved by:
    • The Principal Investigator
    • The Head of Department
    • The VP of Research
  • A full copy of the contract/letter of Agreement with the Funding Body and a copy of Proposal setting out Budget Breakdown must be included with the form
  • The form must be submitted to the Management Accountant for Research
  • Accounts will then setup and issue the Cost Centres, this will typically take 2-3 days

Required Documentation

  • A completed Research Project Setup Form
  • A full copy of the contract/letter of Agreement with the Funding Body
  • A copy of the Proposal including a copy of the award budget breakdown

Relevant UL Contacts

If you require assistance with...

Costings & Salary Scales
Intellectual Property Management
Industrial Research Liaison
Campus Company development
Liaison with Development Agencies
Contract Review



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