Finance and resource management

Information and services to support you in seeking and managing research grant funding.

Seeking funding

The Edinburgh Research Office provides a comprehensive range of services which help University of Edinburgh researchers with their applications for external funding.

Managing research budgets

The University Finance Department provide training for research budget holders on topics including:

  • managing research budgets
  • forecasting
  • financial processes and procedures
  • general principles of financial management

More information about is on the Finance Training Hub:


The Procurement Office offers direct professional services by qualified staff to help the budget-holders, research principal investigators and Heads of Schools/units or School Administrators to achieve best practice, best value and efficient acquisition.


Edinburgh Sustainability provide an overview of on campus sustainability initiatives, including procurement, carbon and energy usage, green IT, waste and recycling, travel, and more.