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Recycling and energy saving

The Department endorses the British Philosophical Association's Environmental Travel Guidelines. The guidelines are intended to reduce overall the air travel among the community of philosophers working in the UK.


Guidelines for departmental activities

How to organise a seminar, reading group, workshop or conference

Event booking and risk assessment form


Financial policy

Expense forms

Application for funding (for travel grants, research expenses and seminars)

Application for fieldwork funds

Fieldwork funding: guidance for research students


Management and policy

Roles and responsibilities

Health and safety

Health and safety policy and procedures

Fieldwork and travel risk assessment for graduate students

Travel risk assessment for staff

Apply for travel insurance

Field trip risk assessment

Event booking and risk assessment form

Human resources

Information for new staff


Annual leave request form

Teaching/overtime claim form

Stints proforma

Staff review and development (appraisal) record form

Staff review and development scheme

Staff review and development system

Career management for contract research and teaching staff

Research grants

Management of research grants

Funding for post-doctoral research

Request for sponsorship and hosting of a research grant application

Guidelines for departmental activities

Research data management

Working with human participants: ethical approval and data protection

Social media

Social media guidance

Make sure your research is eligible for the REF by uploading your accepted manuscript to the Open Access website.


Find out how to obtain help, support and advice.