Find Funding Opportunities

Need help finding funding opportunities?

Research Profesional is a research funding database and a publisher of news and information for the international research community. It provides comprehensive listings of funding opportunities and sponsors across all disciplines and expertise and in-depth news coverage of research policy and politics.

The Research Professional database can be searched through the University subscription from a campus PC or via VPN. Personal user accounts can be set up so that searches can be saved and email alerts established.

Follow this link to link to Research Professional.

Training Broadcasts

Once a month Research Professional runs a 60 minute online training broadcast tot introduce users to the basics of creating and configuring their personal accounts as well as introducing them to the features of the platform.

These sessions are open to anyone at a subscribing institution. Attendees can view the session from their own computer, and will be able to ask questions via text chat. To register for a session, an attendee just needs to follow the link (given below) for their desired date.

Each session covers:-

  • Self registration and logging in
  • Building searches
  • Setting personalised alerts
  • Saving and bookmarking items
  • Subscribing to news alerts
  • Configuring your personal profile
  • Each session will run between 10.00am and 11.00am (UK), on the second Tuesday of each month.

    Self Registration Video

    A brief online video designed to take a user through the process of creating their personal account on Research Professional is available to download at

    Quick Start Guide

    You can download a quick start guide to using Research Professional. The guide covers:

  • Creating an account
  • Searching for funding and news
  • Saving your work
  • Setting up personal email alerts
  • Editing your profile

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