Registration is now open for the Horizon 2020 information day to be held at University College, London on 28th March. The day is organised by the ESRC on behalf of the RCUK National Contact Points for Horizon 2020. The event is designed for the academic community and will give an overview of Horizon 2020, legal and financial issues and an evaluator’s perspective. …
Category Archive: Guidance
Research Ethics is mandatory for all academic and research staff to attend once every three years, so if you need to refresh your knowledge then please attend one of the following sessions which is being held in April. Overview: This session will cover all ethical responsibilities in three key areas: The policies and precedures in …
Wednesday February 26, 2014 — 9:13 AM
The European Commission’s Intellectual Property Rights Helpdesk has published a guide to IP Management in Horizon 2020. This is intended to be useful at the project proposal stage. Additional guides for use during the grant preparation stage and during grant implementation will be published in the coming months.
Friday February 21, 2014 — 9:35 AM
UKRO has published some useful practical guidance [subscribers only] for those embarking on the process of preparing an application for Horizon 2020. This includes advice on the administrative forms (and the different budget requirements between one-stage and two-stage applications) and the “declarations” the coordinator has to make prior to submission. Full guidance on submission is available at the Participant Portal.
Thursday February 20, 2014 — 10:06 AM
If you want a quick primer on finding and applying for research funding try this short article written by Nigel Peacock, research and training consultant, on jobs.ac.uk (hat-tip @sarawalker22). It covers most of the basics, from getting advice on the finances at an early stage to writing to the requirements of the sponsor.
Following the formal UK launch of Horizon 2020 on 31st January a dedicated site has been set up for researchers in the UK looking to engage with the latest tranche of EU funding. Point your browser at www.h2020uk.org to get stuck in. The site includes announcements, opportunities, news, UK events, advice on applying and details …
This is a guest post by Michelle Walker, Research Support Librarian: “Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.” Sidney Sheldon (1917-2007) awarding winning playwright, TV and …
Not many people know the University subscribes to the ‘Research Professional’ system, and it is available to all members of staff. It is available at www.researchprofessional.com and has a number of features that can be invaluable in finding research funding opportunities that match your interests. Some of the features include: A massive database of international …
Tuesday February 4, 2014 — 9:48 AM
RCUK is hosting a series of cross-disciplinary Horizon 2020 Information Days around the UK. The events are aimed at organisations and academics interested in exploring funding opportunities in the new programme.
Thursday January 30, 2014 — 10:22 AM