Daily Archive: June 1, 2012

Jun 01

ESRC NIHR Dementia Call Timetable Released

Dementia Cost to Society by Prime Ministers Office CC BY-SA 2.0

Further to our post earlier this week, ESRC has just release more information about the Dementia initiative it is running in collaboration with NIHR: ESRC-NIHR Dementia Initiative The call will address the following areas: Prevention, including public awareness and early presentation Public health of behaviour change, including the role of social interventions in slowing cognitive …

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Jun 01

Last chance to apply for EU research funds for 18 months – information days in Brussels

Ready, Steady, Go! by Kelvin Juffs

As you would expect, with the majority of the last calls for FP7 due to be published on 10 July 2012, followed by an eighteen month funding gap before HORIZON 2020, there are an increasing number of information days being organised in Brussels. For example, there’s an information day on incubators for social innovation on 2 …

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Jun 01

Cutting Edge: Northumbria research in materials science and the Olympics

Sailing Boats racing home by Greenstone Girl CC BY-NC 2

Last week (24th May) saw the latest in the series of Research Council and Royal Institution-sponsored Cutting Edge events on the research behind sport. Northumbria University took part in the discussion on the science behind sailing. Here’s the press release previewing the event: Prof Glen McHale, Dean of the School of Computing, Engineering and Information …

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