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Research Overheads and Infrastructure Costs Policy

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Section 1 - Purpose

(1) This Policy specifies the requirement to include a contribution towards the Overhead and Infrastructure Costs incurred by the University for external research Grants, collaborations, and consultancies. It sets out certain exemptions to that requirement. It also details how much the minimum contribution should be and how it will be allocated internally.

Scope

(2) This Policy applies to all staff, students, Honorary, Visiting and Clinical Academics, and any other personnel involved in the costing, pricing, or conduct of externally funded research on behalf of the University including its controlled entities. Research covered by this Policy may include research activities administered by Research Services, Faculties and Departments, or AccessMQ.

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Section 2 - Policy

(3) The Research Overheads and Infrastructure Costs Policy is available to staff only (via TRUTH).

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Section 3 - Procedures

(4) Nil.

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Section 4 - Guidelines

(5) Nil.

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Section 5 - Definitions

(6) Commonly defined terms are located in the University Glossary.