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Research support for staff

If you need help with research funding, please contact us.

Business services 


  • Research consultancy: information that will help you to determine if the work you plan to undertake is consultancy and provides you with details of the support and guidance available to you.

Courses / training / support

  • Bite-sized guide to being a PI: These one-hour lunch time sessions for existing and prospective PIs have been designed to support PIs in their role. The sessions will be very interactive and involve experienced PI as well as specialists from around the College discussing the key elements of the role of a PI. The aim of these workshops is to raise awareness of the role of the PI and to also facilitate cross-college peer networking. More details and to book onto an event can be found on Business World.

External research funding for staff


information for early-career researchers

  • Birkbeck is committed to supporting postdoctoral and early career fellowships and is keen to consider eligible applications from suitable PhD students and early career researchers of post-doctoral standing, whether or not they have a current affiliation with the College.
  • If you need help with any aspect of applying for a post-doctoral fellowship, please contact us.

Intellectual property


Online research resources

Open access

Public engagement

Research definitions and policies

Research grants and contracts reports