Northumbria Research Support


Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

Horizon 2020: FAQs on Health, Demographic Change & Well-Being 2016-2017 Topics

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Through UKRO, we’ve found out that the European Commission has issued a list of FAQs on Societal Challenge One (Health, Demographic Change and Well-Being) topics in the 2016-2017 Work Programme. The FAQs relate to the following topics: SC1-PM-01-2016: Multi omics for personalised therapies addressing diseases of the immune system ; SC1-PM-04-2016: Networking and optimising the…

Alona Welby

Net4Society, the international network of National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies” has published a report on the opportunities for social sciences and humanities (SSH) research across Horizon 2020. It analyses all the SSH-relevant topics that have been identified in the Horizon 2020 2016-17 Work Programmes and is a useful guide for SSH researchers looking to find an entry point into H2020 and the Societal Challenges in particular. You can download the document here.




Horizon 2020 proposal writing workshops, Wednesday 9th December, London


Innovate UK, in its capacity as one of the UK National Contact Points for Horizon 2020, is holding proposal writing workshops for people who are leading and/or taking part in proposals for the Societal Challenge 5: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials 2016 calls. The workshop will focus on three of the topics…

Alona Welby

Our next research funding drop-in for colleagues in the Faculty of Business and Law will be on Wednesday 25th November between 2-3.30 in the CCE1 staff room on the ground floor. This is an opportunity to to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities. You can just pop along to see us or book an appointment in advance by emailing me. This will be our last funding drop-in until late January but feel free to contact me directly if you want to talk about funding but can’t make next Wednesday.


E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: Tuesday 24th November 2015, 2-5pm, Pandon 217

Question mark block by Jared Cherup CC BY-NC 2.0

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 24th November, between 2-5pm in Pandon Building 217 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals…