The JRMO follows the Joint Research Management Policies [PDF 863KB] that were agreed in 2016 to cover research at Barts and QMUL. They enable both organisations to manage the JRMO and other research activities.
A joint approach was adopted to address the following areas:
- Efficiency within policy making by creating a common set of policies to be adapted and ratified by the respective management boards;
- Establishment of a common set of principles to provide consistency for researchers working in both organisations; and,
- Collaboration to ensure clear and consistent standards for research work, and drawing on respective strengths.
The policies are designed to ensure there is clear guidance for research managers and research staff in relation to requirements issued in the following main documents: