University of Saskatchewan


Administration of Research Funds

Research and Scholarly Activities

Authorization: Board of Governors
Approval Date: Jun 27, 2002


To ensure that research funds are administered in accordance with the principles of the University and in a fiscally responsible manner.


All funds for support of research are held by the University and are not the property of individual researchers. Ownership of equipment purchased from research funds will be vested in the University, and not with the individual researcher.

Individuals who are eligible to be principal investigators, as per Administration of Research Grants and Contracts, can be granted the role of Financial Manager of research funds.

No expenditures may be made until the opening of a research fund has been authorized by Research Services. It is the responsibility of Research Services to ensure that the terms and conditions of research projects conform to University policies. Over-expenditures are not permitted on research funds.


1.  Approvals

2.  Expenditures

3.  Closing of Funds

Related Documents

There are no other documents associated with this policy.

Contact Information

Contact Person: Director, Research Services
Phone: 306-966-8575