Northumbria Research Support


Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

Alona Welby

There will be a webinar on the European Commission’s Health programme, the funding priorities for 2014 priorities and how to apply. It will take place on Wednesday 30 July 2014 from 2.00pm – 3.30pm. You can register through the link.


Nesta grants for digital social action

Newcastle Science Festival

The innovation charity Nesta has launched a call under the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund for digital technology to get people involved in social action. Expressions of interest are invited from organisations with a track record of using digital technology for social action and who are looking for support to scale. Grants of £50-£150,000 are available, as well as non-financial…

Alona Welby

Thanks to UKRO, we have the link to an interesting presentation by the newly appointed ERC President, Prof Jean-Pierre Bourgignon. The slides present statistics on the development of the ERC, the number of researchers funded and the success rates. It is worth noting that the UK has received the most grants and UK universities are high on the list of funded institutions.

EEN Horizon 2020 ICT Information Day on 3rd July


Enterprise Europe Network, the Technology Strategy Board and the National Contact Point for ICT are delivering two half day events on ICT in Horizon 2020. The ICT theme covers a wide range of topics, including digital, communications, healthcare applications, electronics and others. The events are aimed at companies, research organisations and academics who are either looking for funding…

Researcher Development Week- all this week! Monday 30th June-4th July


Just a reminder that starting  today it is Researcher Development week, with a programme of events and briefings being held across the University! Events will support the development of knowledge, core competencies and transferable skills for researchers. Sessions are available to all staff and PGR students, and a full programme of the events can be…

Research Showcase Tuesday 1st July 12.30-2.30 MEA House Auditorium


Come and meet key partners in Northumbria’s research community over a light lunch  The Graduate School, Human Resources, IT Services, Research and Business Services and the University Library will be  showcasing their services designed to support research.   There will be a range of materials and information from external suppliers. Plus associates from The British Library’s…

Visit from Leverhulme Trust to Northumbria 23rd June 2014


Today we were delighted to be visited at Northumbria University by Mrs Jean Cater,  Assistant Director of the Leverhulme Trust. The Leverhulme Trust are a charitable organisation that offer up to £70m annually for research projects spanning a wide range of disciplines, types and research areas. They favour research that is above all original, ambitious…