The Wellcome Trust invites proposals for its society and ethics small grants. These support small-scale research projects, scoping exercises or meetings whose subject matter falls within the remit of the society and ethics programme.
Research trips under this scheme may be to consult libraries or archives.
This scheme can also provide institutions with financial support for conferences (or a session within a conference), symposia, seminar series etc. There is no deadline for applications. For more information please visit the website.
Geological Society Research Grants
The Geological Society of London invites applications for grants from its research funds which support research within the field of geology. The average award amount is £1000 and the closing date is 01 Feb 2015.
…for grants under the Innovation Lab Programme the aim of which is to fund randomised controlled trials that provide evidence on the best approaches to increase innovation, support high-growth entrepreneurship and accelerate business growth. Further information can be accessed here. Closing date: 5pm on 5 January 2015
7472 applications were submitted under the 2014 Call with the deadline of 11 September 2014. The evaluation of the proposals is on-going amd the European Commission will communicate the results to the applicants by 11 February 2015.For further details please visit the UKRO web site.
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…
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.
UKRO is running two information and proposal writing events on ERC Starting Grants aimed at researchers interested in applying to the 2015 ERC Starting Grants call. The sessions will be held at the Natural History Museum on 3 October and here at Northumbria on 7 October. Both events will run from 11.00 to 14.00 and they…