Research Governance

Research Services supports the Central University Departments (the School of Advanced Study, Senate House Library, University of London Institute in Paris and University of London Worldwide), overseeing all aspects of pre- and post-award research management, research governance, ethics and integrity, compliance with institution’s and funders’ regulations and the provision of research business intelligence. 

We support the University to realise the benefits of the humanities and social sciences for society, to advocate for their importance, and to provide the infrastructure to enable new discoveries and innovation in research practice and theory.

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.

You can contact Research Services by emailing Any query related to ethical matters should be addressed to   

The School of Advanced Study’s research activities undertaken by staff, fellows and students are governed by the University of London’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 Services Team

The School’s research activities are supported by the University of London Research Services Team, which supports all academic departments undertaking research: More information about the team is available here

All correspondence must be addressed to the team at

Any query related to ethical matters must be addressed to

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’).