Category Archive: Guidance

Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

Apr 11

AHRC Early Career Workshop in Cardiff, 1-3 July 2014- EOI’s for attendance sought

Expressions of interest are being sought for attendance at workshops aimed at early career researchers looking to get involved with the AHRC ‘Connected Communities’ theme. This open call invites Early Career Researchers to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to attend the Connected Communities Festival on 1st and 2nd July and a Research Development Workshop …

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Status update

As the UK National Contact Point for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, UKRO will run some information and proposal writing events for researchers interested in applying for the 2014 MSCA ‘Individual Fellowships’ call which closes on 11 September. Events will be held at Cardiff University on 28 May, University of Warwick on 9 June and the Royal Veterinary College, London on 19 June. You can register through the UKRO website.

Apr 04

EU workshops at Northumbria

We’re holding a series of workshops in the coming weeks to familiarise Northumbria academics with some of the funds available in Horizon 2020. There will be workshops on the European Research Council Starting Grants, European Research Council Consolidator Grants and Marie Sklowdowska-Curie Individual Fellowships. We will have some tips from the National Contact Points and …

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Status update

DESCA 2020 (Development of a Simplified Consortium Agreement) has released an updated model consortium agreement for Horizon 2020. DESCA model agreements were widely used as the basis for consortium agreements in FP7 and are supported by a range of organisations and institutions. At Northumbria, our legal team is aware of this latest release and will lead on consortium agreement drafting and approval where funding is secured.

Mar 26

National Contact Points for Horizon 2020

The role of the UK Horizon 2020 National Contact Points is to provide advice and assistance to UK participants within specific areas of the programme and to support the UK’s continued success in EU research funding. The NCPs are able to advise on required documentation, administrative procedures and rules and they can give feedback on proposals and …

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Mar 26

“This IS the grant you were looking for…” Research Professional

Not many people know the University subscribes to the ‘Research Professional’ system, and it is available to all members of staff. Whatever type of grant you need, Research Professional can help you find it! It is available at www.researchprofessional.com  and has a number of features that can be invaluable in finding research funding opportunities that …

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Mar 14

MSCA Individual Fellowships call open

Under Horizon 2020, the 2014 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships call has been published with a deadline of 11th September. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities for academics to develop their knowledge and skills through international and intersectoral mobility. European Fellowships are held in EU Member States or Associated Countries and are open to researchers currently within and outside Europe. …

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Mar 10

Horizon 2020 – advice from the National Contact Points

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. …

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Mar 07

Research Ethical Practice – Briefing Sessions

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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 …

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Status update

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.

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