A Research Contract is a legally binding agreement between two corporate bodies (namely, the sponsor and the University) whereby the sponsor provides financial support for research in a particular subject area or field under specific stipulations and conditions.
When an opportunity arises to conduct research, contact Research Services as soon as possible. Research Services will assist you in negotiating all aspects of the contract. Only the University has the authority to enter into a contract with an external agency or client. The researcher will be noted as the Principal Investigator in the contract.
Industrial contracts, contact Morgan Guo
Non-industrial contracts, contact Chris Picken
The researcher must provide:
Personal contracts for research negotiated between an individual and an external agency and signed by that individual will not be administered by the University. University facilities, equipment and supplies cannot be used for activities carried out under such contracts.