Northumbria Research Support


Research funding and policy news

Univeristy libraries encouraged to work with archives

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Research Libraries UK (RLUK) and The National Archives (TNA) have jointly commissioned the production of a guide to collaboration between the archive and higher education (HE) sectors. The guide will cover: The mechanics of partnership formation Sustaining collaborations An overview of HE funding opportunities A glossary of key academic terms and explanation of academic drivers…

Vitae’s practical support for research staff

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Northumbria University is committed to the Concordat  to Support the Career Development of Researchers which aims to improve the employment and support for researchers in UK Higher Education.The University has an Action Plan to ensure that our commitment is turned into tangible policies, activities and support for researchers at Northumbria. Vitae leads on the management…

The British Council invites proposals for Newton institutional links

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Newton institutional links supports the development of research and innovation collaborations between the UK and partner country institutions (Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines and Vietnam) at the group, departmental or institutional level, as well as the commercial and non-profit sector. Each proposal must have one principal applicant from the UK and one from…

Gill Drinkald

The Research Council of Norway has signed an agreement with ESRC and AHRC to enable closer cooperation between Norwegian and British researchers in those research areas.

More information here (via Research Professional) and here (via the Research Council of Norway).

Alona Welby

Come along to the first ECR Forum of this academic year. It is open to anyone at Northumbria in the the early stages of a research career. The Forum will be a very informal drinks reception and an opportunity to meet the ECR working group and hear more about plans for ECR activities and support for this year. We hope to see you from 4-6pm in the Great Hall in the Sutherland Building on Wednesday 15th October. Please let Kerri Jude know if you plan to attend.

Erasmus+ 2015 Call for proposals


The 2015 general call for proposals for the Erasmus+ Programme was announced on October 2nd 2014. Full details of the call and application deadlines can be found here. Details of a briefing session ‘Making Sense of Erasmus+ New Opportunities’ will take place on Friday 31 October 2014  from 10.00am to 1.00pm at Senate House, University of London. Further details can be…