Research Professional

Your trusted source for
funding opportunities
and research 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.

Discover funding opportunities

Find and win the opportunities that match your skills, leveraging a comprehensive database—covering global, regional, and national funding sources—curated by an experienced team of analysts.


Stay ahead of research policy news

Enhance your institution’s decision-making process using authoritative research funding and policy news that is carefully collated, organized, and distilled by an expert editorial team.


Maximize your chances of obtaining funding

Compare previous grant winners using a database of awarded grants and gain a greater understanding of your chances of obtaining funding so that you can focus on the opportunities that you are most likely to win.


Improve your funding applications

Benefit from insight articles that provide guidance on the application process, including interviews with funders, previous winners, and members of assessment panels that are packed full of tips and advice.

Product Highlights

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Covers all scholarly disciplines, from a variety of different sources, both large and small

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Global & local coverage

Provides you with a data set of thousands of funders in dozens of countries across the globe

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Authoritative data collated by an experienced and expert team of 40 people around the world

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Gives you the inside track and professional advice on everything involved in winning research funding

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Tailors the flow of relevant material so that the right information gets to the right people at the right time

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Delivers information that suits your needs, saving you the time and effort involved in filtering out irrelevant information


Edinburgh’s researchers have to be
able to access the best quality
funding opportunities and
information we can find for them,
and Research Professional is our
partner in achieving this success.


Hamish Macandrew, Head of Research Office
University of Edinburgh


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