Research Function

Research Governance

The School’s research activities undertaken by staff, fellows and students are governed by the University’s research policies and protocols which can be found here 

Research and Engagement activities (including Public Engagement and Knowledge Exchange) fall under the remit of the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research & Engagement), Professor Jo Fox who is the chair of the Research Committee, a member of the Vice-Chancellor Executive Group and a standing member of the Academic Board.

The Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research & Engagement) aims to lead the University’s endeavours in the continuous improvement of its policies, guidance, and practices of research integrity. 

Research Office Team

The School’s research activities are supported by the Research Function Team, which support all the academic departments undertaking research: The team is detailed here

All correspondence must be addressed to the team at Any query related to ethical matters must be addressed to

To note: If you wish to apply to an externally funded scheme via the University of London, please ensure that you have read the Procedures on Research Grant Applications and Contracts [url in progress]. Available External Funding schemes can be found here.

Research Policies and Protocols

The School of Advanced Study’s research is governed by the University of London research policies and protocols, which includes 

The policies and protocols apply to all SAS staff, taught (with research components and research students of the University and who and to those who are not members of the University but are conducting research under its auspices, such as Fellows and academic consultants (all categories hereafter referred to as ‘researchers’).