Northumbria Research Support

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships: new call information

A revised version of the Guide for Applicants for the 2015 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Actions call has been published by the European Commission. This gives greater clairty around the mobility requirements for fellows, particularly in relation to Global Fellowships. It also lists the areas to be covered in the CV of the proposed fellow. Please…

New Newton Fund Calls!

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The Newton Fund has announced four new opportunities to fund international research collaboration: British Council – Researcher Links Workshops: This will fund a cohort of UK and partner country early career researchers to take part in workshops to: build research capacity in developing economies build links for future collaboration enhance the researchers’ career opportunities Funding is intended as…

E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: 19th May, 2-5pm, Ellison E302

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Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research? David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday, 19th May, between 2-5pm in Ellison E302 (please note the change of room!) for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research…

Gender considerations in EU research projects

UKRO has helpfully flagged up the website for the EU “Gendered Innovations” project which provides guidance on gender considerations in EU funding. The project has created case studies and key definitions with input from experts from the 28 member states and the USA. This is expected to be useful resource for those considering the gender elements…

REMINDER: Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellowships info session on Monday 18th May

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Just a reminder that we are holding an information session on Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships on Monday 18th May from 10.00-11.00 in the MEA House auditorium. The aim of the session is to present the scheme and the application process to colleagues who are thinking about applying to the 2015 call which closes on the…

Find out what KTP is really about from a manufacturer and EEF member

The University has teamed up with partner company Parker Hannifin UK Manufacturing Ltd to host an EEF Member Connect event. Member Connects are networking events for EEF members and selected organisations, supporting best practice and information sharing. This is a free session, open to EEF members and non-members. Contact details below if you would like to…