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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…

Marie Sklowdowska-Curie Individual Fellowships call open

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This year’s Marie Skłowdowska-Curie Individual Fellowships call has been launched with a deadline of 10 September 2015. Full call details, including the Guide for Applicants can be found on the Horizon 2020 Participant Portal. Individual fellowships (IFs) enable researchers from one institution to spend up to two years fully funded at an institution in another country.…

Northumbria Research Conference – EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS

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The conference this year will take place on Wednesday 20th May at City Campus East. All staff and postgraduate students are invited to submit abstracts to the conference mailbox by the extended deadline of 9th March 2015. A mix of presentations, posters, PechaKucha sessions and exhibitions will showcase and celebrate the breadth of the University’s excellent…

Sam King

Launching in Spring 2015, a pilot aimed at stimulating publishing in Open Access journals in Europe will provide funding to cover all or part of the costs of post-grant open access publishing arising from projects funded under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The pilot forms part of the EU-funded OpenAIRE2020 project.

The €4m fund is aimed at European researchers to cover the costs of Open Access publishing for post grant FP7 publications.

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The University Library are running Researcher Development Week from 2nd – 6th March

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This is a guest post by Michelle Walker, Research Support Librarian. This programme of workshops has been designed to support the development of knowledge, core competencies and transferable skills identified in Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework (RDF) www.vitae.ac.uk/rdf as the key elements of a successful researcher. The workshops include: Keeping up to date with new research,…