Northumbria Research Support

Sam King

Keep up to date with all of the NIHR funding opportunities from all of their Programme Areas on their funding website: http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/funding

RBS Drop-In for Engineering and Environment: 2nd September 2014 Ellison D106

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The next RBS drop-in session for the Faculty of Engineering and Environment will take place on Tuesday 2nd September, from 2-5pm in Ellison Building D106. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss any research funding related questions. No booking is required. All Faculty staff are welcome, whether or not you’ve met us before and regardless of whether you’ve applied…

Horizon 2020 – Health – key areas identified for 2016-17 Workprogramme

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An Advisory Group set up by the European Commission to look at priority areas for the 2016-17 Workprogramme for the Societal Challenge ‘Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing has recommended  to deliver a  a coherent research programme with interdisciplinary, shared competences and convergence between research areas, including social science and humanities and science, technology and medicine.…

Keep up to date with the Newton Fund for International Development

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The Newton Fund has been up and running since April and announcements are now picking up pace with a series of fresh funding calls on science partnerships between the UK and its 15 partner countries. The £375 million international research programme has an official website, but the UK Higher Education International Unit (one of the…

David Young

The ESRC has recently trailed the latest round of their Transformative Research Call designed to enable “genuinely transformative research ideas at the frontiers of the social sciences” and research which “challenges current thinking”. Funding of up to £250,000 will be available. Only two applications will be permitted per university. The call will open in September and close in January 2015. Please watch this space and/or contact us for more information.

RBS Drop-In for Engineering and Environment: 26th August 2014 Pandon 217

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The next RBS drop-in session for the Faculty of Engineering and Environment will take place on Tuesday 26th August, from 2-5pm in Pandon Building 217. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss any research funding related questions. No booking is required. All Faculty staff are welcome, whether or not you’ve met us before and regardless of whether you’ve applied…

BA Mid-Career Fellowships open and dates for 2014/15 deadlines

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  The British Academy have opened their 2014-15 Mid-Career Fellowships scheme for applications. The deadline is 5pm on 17th September 2015, and is available for applicants in the Humanities and Social Sciences who have had their PhD for between 5-15 years. More information on the requirements of the scheme can be found here along with…

Mathematics: big data, advanced measurement and hearing aids

Mathematics by Tom Brown CC BY 2.0

There have been several opportunities relating to mathematics announced this week and I thought I’d wrap them up in a single post: EC Consultation on Mathematics and Big Data/HPC: An EC consultation, open until 30th September 2014, is seeking views on how mathematics can help science to better address the big data and HPC (high performance…