Northumbria Research Support


Researcher Development Week from 10th – 14th November 2014


During Researcher Development Week, the University Library will run a programme of workshops designed to support the development of knowledge, core competencies and transferable skills identified in Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework as the key elements of a successful researcher. The workshops include: Keeping up to date with new research Searching for your literature review Measuring research…

David Young

For all staff in Engineering and Environment: Andy Pearce and I won’t be around on the 16th Sept, but we will be in Pandon 217 on the 23rd Sept at the usual times of 2-5pm for any and all research bid-related questions. For more information about these events and the current list of sessions, please see our original post.

Sam King

Keep up to date with all of the NIHR funding opportunities from all of their Programme Areas on their funding website:

Sam King

Whether you are a member of the public, a health or public health service professional, or policy maker, NIHR invite you to let them know what ideas you would like them to consider for research, suggestions around maternal, neonatal and child health issues particularly welcomed.

Webinar Training on Marie Sklowdowska-Curie Individual Fellowships


On the 10th June 2014 the European Commission hosted a webinar training event on the National Contact Points for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions which is now open for viewing. The training incorporated topics such as *INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS* and *COFUND*. On the basis of this seminar UKRO have posted presentation slides covering all discussions including 3 IF presentations and…

ERC Starting Grants Guide


We had a short presentation this morning on ERC Starting Grants and thanks to those who came, I hope you found it useful! ERC Grants are prestigious fellowships that put an academic at the centre of a large project or research team, and aim to support the best scientists in the world in delivering frontier…

Scott McGee

There is just one week left to respond to our blog user survey.  There are only 6 multiple choice questions, and this can really help  develop the blog to get more content of interest to you! There are also some Eldon Square vouchers up for grabs to one lucky survey respondent, so what are you waiting for?!

Sam King

A summary of the REF submission data is now available on the REF website: