The development and implementation of funded research projects require appropriate management and governance to ensure adequate support during each part of the process.
The Hub implements management and governance of cross-sectoral projects between the University and our Hub partners through an integrated support structure based on the principles of shared knowledge drawing on expertise, knowledge and advice from a range of organisations.
The Hub's key organisational features are as follows:
The Hub has established a formal operational framework with the Cumbria and Lancashire CLRN and with Lancaster University's Research Support Office to ensure smooth implementation of key functions for the management and governance of partner/University collaborative projects developed by the Hub.
In this model, the Hub provides a focus for liaison and co-ordination of these functions as appropriate at different stages of project development by ensuring communication between designated staff within each of the other two components of the model as shown:
|Cumbria and Lancashire CLRN||⇔||Lancaster University
Lancaster Health Hub
|⇔||Research Support Office (RSO)
Research & Enterprise Services (RES)
RSF provides an integrated and co-ordinated approach for: