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Social Media Research Conference at Newcastle Business School on Wednesday 6 May 2015

Further to the earlier blog post from Raffaele Filieri in Newcastle Business School, the final programme is now available for the Social Media Research Conference to be held at NBS on the 6th May. This event will take place from 9.30-13.00 in room 403 in City Campus East 1 at Northumbria University and features a range…

CROS and PIRLS national researcher surveys now open

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The University participates in two biennial national surveys of researchers – Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS) and Principal Investigators and Research Leaders Survey (PIRLS). The surveys, which are managed by Vitae and run through Bristol Online Surveys, gather anonymous data about working conditions, career aspirations and career development opportunities for research staff and research…

Sam King

NIHR are looking for additional expertise for the boards or panels of the following programmes:

  • Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme
  • NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HD&SR) Programme
  • NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme

NIHR research programme boards and panels select the most important research questions to commission, and make funding recommendations on project applications.

Closing date for applications – 08 June 2015.

Further details and information on how to apply are available on the NIHR website

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Presentations from the HEFCE REFlections Event are now available

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HEFCE held a conference on 25 March 2015 called ‘REFlections: Evaluation of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 and a look to the future’ You can now read the presentations from the event including analysis of impact case studies and access to a database of the case studies, feedback on the REF from institutional and REF panel perspectives and a look at the potential for metrics in future research assessments.

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Alona Welby

The EC has published some Frequently Asked Questions for the 2015 Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions Individual Fellowships call. This call is currently open with a closing date of 10 September.

If you are interested in applying to this call as either a host or a visiting fellow, we are holding an information session for Northumbria applicants on Monday 18 May at 10am. More information on this session will be published here soon.

 

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Social Sciences and Humanities projects in FP7

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Academics in the Social Sciences and Humanities might be interested to take a look at a new European Commission publication which list all the projects funded in SSH under Framework Programme 7, the predecessor programme to Horizon 2020.  The projects are grouped into major themes such as: growth, employment and competitiveness in a knowledge society;…

Call for presenters for a Social Media Research Conference to be held in Newcastle Business School on Wednesday 6 May 2015

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This is a guest post from Raffaele Filieri, Senior Lecturer in Marketing at Newcastle Business School. I am running a Social Media research event in Newcastle Business School to bring together people from different disciplines with research interests in social media and digital communications. The main aim of the event is to get a better…