What is Research Professional?
Research Professional is an online research funding opportunities database and alerting service. The University has a site-wide licence, so it is freely accessible to everyone at Oxford.
- A flexible database search across thousands of UK and international sponsors
- Weekly email alerts of new funding opportunities matching your critria
- The option to save and share funding opportunities
New features in 2017
The University has taken up a one-year trial subscription to the Funding Insight and News modules.
Getting started with Research Professional
To register and link your account to your Oxford SSO, follow the easy steps in our guide: How to link your Oxford Single-Sign On to your RP account (1,699kb)
Registering with Research Professional for the first time only works if you register 'on campus', using your department or college's network (not eduroam). Please also note that Research Professional is not compatible with Internet Explorer 8 or below.
Training sessions at Oxford
Our termly hands-on training sessions provide a full introduction to using Research Professional.
The next session will take place on Friday 26 May at 9.15am.
Download training slides: RP training slides (800kb)
Research Professional provides regular online demos. You can register directly on their website (choose a standard session). However we recommend that you refer to our user guides for further guidance on searching.
Research Professional on YouTube
View video tutorials on Research Professional's YouTube channel. Please refer to our user guides for tips on searching.
Research Professional user guides
Research Professional's own user guides can be downloaded from their website.