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The International competition in science engagement is back for another great year of head to head communicating.  Providing researchers in academia and industry the chance to engage a wide public audience, FameLab is a great way to get your research out there. Previous winners have gone on to travel the globe, and appear on radio…

Kerri Jude

MSCA RISE: Information Event in London

UKRO will be running an information event for the 2015 Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) scheme for the upcoming call in January. The event aims to provide an in-depth overview of the scheme and will take place on the 22 January 2015 at London South Bank University.

Participation is free and places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. For further information and to register please visit the UKRO site.


International Partnership and Mobility Scheme

countries colaborate

The British Academy is now inviting applications to its International Partnership and Mobility (IPM) Scheme 2014-15. The Scheme intends to strengthen research capacity/capability, with all partners gaining from the collaboration, and to initiate the development of long-term, links between the UK and overseas scholars whilst also encouraging an intra-regional exchange of expertise and knowledge sharing.…

Library Workshop – Searching for your Literature Review

literature review

At the University Library Researcher Development Week, the library was inundated with requests to attend Searching for your Literature Review and so they  are running 2 extra workshops on  Tuesday 25th November 2.30-4pm  at City Campus Library Wednesday 3rd December 9.30-11am at City Campus Library Develop strategies to help you search for, and evaluate, a range of information…

Cleaner, More Efficient Conventional Fuels – Collaborative R&D & Feasibility Studies

clean fuel

Innovate UK are to invest up to £5million in collaborative R&D and feasibility studies to stimulate innovation in the extraction and use of conventional fossil fuels. Innovate UK’s objectives are to support small and medium enterprises developing technologies in this area to link with operators, large companies, research organisations and other SMEs; support the development…

Kerri Jude

EXTENDED DEADLINE: What Works wellbeing

*** The Economic and Social Research Council has extended the deadline for its What Works wellbeing programme. The deadline has been extended from 2 December 2014 to 21 January 2015.***

For more information please visit the funders website.