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Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

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…

RBS Drop-In for Engineering and Environment: 19th August 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 19th August, 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…

Sam King

Some useful tips on running impactful collaboratives in health care from Jo Bibby, Director of Improvement Programmes at the Health Foundation: http://tinyurl.com/p3tqun2

2015 ERC Work Programme Released- Important Change to Eligibility Criteria

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The European Research Council have released the 2015 Work Programme for their Starter, Consolidator and Advanced Grants, and an important change has been made to the eligibility criteria that has stood in previous application rounds. Eligibility to apply is determined by how long an applicant has held their PhD prior to applying, (2-7 years for…

Come and Ask Us A Question at the Engineering and Environment Drop-In Sessions

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Starting on 12th August 2014, Research and Business Services staff will be holding weekly “drop-in” sessions for the Faculty of Engineering and Environment on Tuesday afternoons. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss any research funding related questions. Pop in and see us in Ellison Building D106 from 2-5pm on 12th August. No booking is required.…

EU Marketplace for eHealth & European Innovation Partnership on Active Health & Ageing

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The Commission is organising an open innovative event aimed at bringing together action groups and reference sites from the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Aging, connected health ecosystems, SMEs, innovators, public officials, patient groups, academics, entrepreneurs and buyers. The EU Marketplace for eHealth & European Innovation Partnership on Active Health & Ageing will…

Alona Welby

The European IPR Helpdesk is holding a free IP training event on 11-12 September in Oxford. Horizon 2020 stresses the importance of systematic IP exploitation strategies to protect innovation and to reap commercial and economic benefits from EU-funded research. Day 1 will focus on IP and innovation management aspects at the proposal phase and day 2 will look at practical issues of IP exploitation during and after the project, including best practice in capturing and assessing IP as well as successful commercialisation of research results. More info and registration details. 

“Europe in a Changing World” Societal Challenge update

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The revised 2015 work programme for the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge “Europe in a Changing World: Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies” is now available. Although social sciences and humanities research is meant to be “mainstreamed” in Horizon 2020, this is the part of the programme where there is most obvious scope for SSH involvement. The new…

Alona Welby

If you are interested in applying for ERC funding next academic year, take a look at the newly-published workprogramme for 2015. This details the calls, deadlines and funding available as well as the expected applicant profile for each of the grants available.