skip to content

Apply for Research Funding

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Management of Ongoing Grants

The Principal Investigator (PI) is responsible for the overall management of each research project. The University offers multiple systems to aid PIs in managing their projects.


In the Research Dashboard, you can see the progress of your X5s, a summary of the current balance of your research grant budgets and the status of contract negotiations. You can also edit end dates for team members to help forecast costs of extensions.

The Research Grant Expenditure system shows details on budgets for all your awards, including overheads, indirect costs and all expenditure details. Access can be given to anyone working on the award, including administrators and project managers. Please contact the Faculty’s Research Administrator ( if access for your awards needs to be changed.


The Research Operations Office offers guidance on timesheets, including specific guidance for EC funded projects. Please ensure that all timesheets are submitted to the accounts team ( and are up to date.


Extensions and amendments

Extensions and amendments for existing awards usually require the same approval process as new applications, including an X5 costing. The Research Administrator will provide guidance, so please contact them as soon as possible if you are planning to apply for an extension or amendment.


Professor Anna Elsner wins European Research Council Starting Grant

9 February 2022

Assistant Professor Anna Magdalena Elsner of French Literature and Culture at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. Professor Anna Elsner is a former MPhil and PhD (2011) student at the University...

Simon Franklin's book, The Russian Graphosphere, awarded prestigious book prize.

19 November 2020

The Slavonic Section are delighted to congratulate Simon Franklin on his newest book, The Russian Graphosphere, 1450-1850 (Cambridge University Press, 2019), being awarded the prestigious University of Southern California Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies.

Cambridge University article features research of Dr Rebecca Reich

29 April 2019

Fantastic piece showcasing Dr Rebecca Reich's recent publication, 'State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature and Dissent after Stalin'.

MEITS presented research at the House of Commons

6 December 2018

MEITS was part of a parliamentary event to present the research of the four OWRI projects at the House of Commons on Wednesday 28 November.

Keep in touch