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Research funding and policy news

What Works Wellbeing – Pre-Call Announcement and Workshop Registration


The ESRC will be inviting applications for its What Works Wellbeing Programme on 29 October 2014.  Key dates Full guidance on how to apply for this call – 29 October 2014 Applicant workshop (Birmingham) – 5 November 2014 Application deadline – 16.00 on 2 December 2014 Interviews for shortlisted applicants (London) – 11 February 2015…

University 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…

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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).