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Research funding and policy news

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 16th February 2-5pm Pandon Building 216

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Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research? David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 16th February between 2-5pm in Pandon Building 216 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or future funding…

Need research participants? ‘Call for Participants’ is the answer! Webinars throughout the month


Northumbria University has recently formed an alliance with Call for Participants. This is an international service that allows researchers at the University to recruit participants for their research through a central website as opposed to social media channels and the university mailing lists. It gives researchers at the University a much wider recruitment pool to…

Athena SWAN Bronze award celebration event, 11th Feb 12-2


Colleagues are invited to come along to Rutherford Hall on Thursday 11th February 12-2 to network, celebrate and learn more about the University’s Athena SWAN Bronze award. This is a national award from the Equality Challenge Unit that recognises an Institutions efforts to address gender inequalities and promote a culture of fairness and inclusion for…

KIC InnoEnergy Launches 2016 Call for Proposals

energy systems

KIC InnoEnergy has opened its 2016 Call for Innovation Proposals.KIC InnoEnergy is one of the Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) launched through the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT). The Call for Innovation Proposals 2016 welcomes applicants with innovative solutions in sustainable energy. According to UKRO, innovation projects should focus on: the transformation of available…

Research Councils illustrate the impact of their investments in latest impact reports


All seven UK research councils have published their impact reports for the financial year 2014-15. These reports demonstrate the impact their investment of £3 billion in research each year in all disciplines and sectors have made on the economy, policy and society.   The impact reports for each research council can be accessed from the…

European Social Innovation Competition 2016

little people in our life size world by Mark Eslick CC BY 2.0

​On 25th February in Amsterdam, the European Social Innovation Competition is launching. A brand new theme has been created for 2016 called ‘Social innovation for refugees and migrants’. It focuses on searching for socially innovative responses to the refugee crisis and key solutions that unlock the opportunities that migrants to Europe can bring. The launch event is free…