THERE ARE A RANGE OF POST-AWARD ISSUES WHICH YOU MAY ENCOUNTER THERE ARE A RANGE OF POST-AWARD ISSUES WHICH YOU MAY ENCOUNTER

  • Delays in appointing staff or any changes to staff working on the project may result in a change to the project start and end dates and may require funder approval. Your Project Officer will work with you to ensure that relevant approval is obtained from the funder where appropriate.
     

  • If a member of your project staff has maternity leave or long-term sickness considerations your Project Officer will be able to advise on the options available with regard to the project terms and conditions.
     

  • Any requests to extend the dates of your project should be discussed with your Project Officer who will assess whether funder approval is required and liaise with the funder as required.
     

  • Some funders require approval before budgets can be vired between budget headings your Project Officer will be able to advise. See virements section for more information.
     

  • Any applications for additional funding for a project should go through the usual application process and will be awarded as a supplement to the original project.
     

  • If a PI is leaving the University and will have live projects at the time of leaving then your Project Officer will need to be aware of your plans for transferring the project and will be able to liaise with your new institution as required.
     

  • Where a newly appointed member of staff has live projects to transfer to the university your Project Officer will advise on the required process to ensure a smooth transition.
     

  • Any issues resulting to delays to the work of the project (subcontractors, equipment).
     

  • If the PI should receive any correspondence from the funder or a third party concerning the contractual terms of the project please refer to your Project Officer without delay.

Changes to project dates, PI name and other significant amendments to the project will be identified on an AN3 which will be issued by your Project Officer and kept on file as a record of the change.