Northumbria Research Support

Highlight notice for cross-disciplinary research from AHRC

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This Highlight Notice aims to encourage research networking applications which explore innovative areas of cross-disciplinary enquiry that straddle the remits of the AHRC and other Research Councils and which involve significant boundary-crossing engagement and exchange between arts and humanities researchers and researchers/ practitioners in emerging areas of science and technology (broadly defined, including social science, engineering…

Science Summit: Making an Impact

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Science Summit: Making an Impact will support universities and research institutions in their strategies to achieve excellence and to deliver economic growth on an institutional, local and international level. “The Government responded to Sir Andrew Witty’s review by making a long term commitment to supporting universities in their mission to deliver economic growth. All too…

Department of Health invites tenders for 5 SBRI healthcare competitions

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The National Health Service England and the Academic Health Science Networks have opened multiple new SBRI competitions with a total of £2.5m funding available in Phase 1 to develop technologies and innovative solutions that can provide better health outcomes in the areas of: Innovation in child and adolescent mental health Improving care of diabetic foot…

BRIGHT CLUB – ‘The thinking persons comedy night’

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DONT FORGET YOU COULD BE A PART OF THIS………. Fancy engaging new and exciting audiences? Want to polish your performance and presentation skills? Get your research out in the open through the medium of stand up at Bright club – the thinking person’s comedy night. After three years of successful shows, Bright Club Newcastle returns…

‘Peer Review: The Nuts & Bolts’ – Free Workshop

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Find out about peer review. Debate challenges to the system. Discuss the role of peer review for scientists and the public. Sense About Science is running a workshop for early career researchers at the University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland on Friday 21st November 2014, 2pm – 5pm (followed by a drinks reception). Peer Review: The Nuts and Bolts is a free half-day workshop…

EPSRC invites expressions of interest for Future Manufacturing Fellowships

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The Manufacturing the Future Theme is looking to establish a number of Fellowships for the Future of Manufacturing that will act as a response to the Manufacturing Foresight report. They will focus on manufacturing research opportunities around the key technologies that are expected to facilitate change in how products are designed, made, offered and ultimately used by…

ICT Proposer’s Day – Horizon 2020

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Northumbria University academic, Claudio Benghi, attended the recent ICT Proposer’s Day (9-10 October, Florence, Italy), funded through Research and Business Services’ EU Networking and Project Preparation Fund, which supports academic staff to attend relevant EC consortium-building events where Faculty funding is unavailable. The ICT Proposer’s Day was a networking event focused on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2015 in…

Researcher Development Week from 10th – 14th November 2014

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During Researcher Development Week, the University Library will run a programme of workshops designed to support the development of knowledge, core competencies and transferable skills identified in Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework as the key elements of a successful researcher. The workshops include: Keeping up to date with new research Searching for your literature review Measuring research…