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​​​​​​​​​​Research Professional Training Guides 

Research Professional is a trusted third-party online platform that shares research funding grants and policy news.

Research Professional ​shortens the path for researchers and research office staff to obtain financial support. Using Research Professional’s extensive database of funding opportunities, as well as its comprehensive research funding news and analysis, institutions and researchers receive the information and guidance that they require to stay ahead of research developments and more effectively win grants.​

Video Resources 

Research Professional have created some online resources to help users learn more about using the platform. You will find below some helpful videos to help you get started:

​Logging In 

This video covers how to create new user accounts and accessing Research Professional.​

​​​Searching for Funding

This video covers sharing how to navigate the funding database.

​​Saving Searches and Creating Email Alerts 

This video covers how to setup a saved search and sign up to email alerts.​


Funding Calendars

​This video covers how to view funding results in a calendar format, and how to merge a funding calendar with a personal calendar by subscribing or downloading.​

Email Alerts and Your Profile

This video covers how to sign up to email alerts from saved funding and news searches, article categories, and publications.​

Interacting with Funding Opportunities

This video covers the information included in the call details, how to save specific opportunities into bookmarked folders, and how to share opportunities with colleagues via email.​

Research Professional News 

This video covers how to interact with the News content and how to sign up to email alerts from specific article categories.​


Our Institution 

​This video covers how to see who your institutional administrators are, how to view funding and news resources shared by administrators at an institutional level, and how to join workgroups.​

Find out more by visiting the Research Professional website >