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Jun 14

Cyprus to have EU Presidency from 1 July 2012

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Cyprus will have the EU Presidency from 1 July to 31 December 2012, following on from the Danish Presidency. It is expected that the Cypriot presidency will include European research and innovation in its list of priorities, wishing to progress the development of programmes such as: Horizon 2020 (which is due to start on 1 January …

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Jun 14

#arma2012: Using Social Media in Research Support

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Most of us have now returned from this year’s ARMA conference (apart from those who’ve bravely stayed on another few days for the PraxisUnico conference). A full write-up will follow, but in short the event was largely excellent: I attended several exceptionally interesting and useful workshops, made new connections with colleagues across the sector, and …

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Jun 12

Building Strong Networks – full day workshop

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North East Regional Research Staff Programme 2012 Full day workshop on 19 June 2012 09:30 — 16:00 Great North Museum: Hancock Newcastle upon Tyne It is a well-known fact that building strong networks is essential for a research career – but how do you actually do this? This interactive workshop will teach you practical tools, …

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Jun 12

Major AHRC Funding Success for Northumbria

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Northumbria University recently received notification of four successful AHRC Fellowships awarded in the last round of the competition, worth over £233,000 in total. This is a major achievement particularly given that there were only 73 awarded nationally. Here’s more on the story from the Comms team: The fellowships form the largest ever award package for …

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Jun 12

Preparing for ARMA 2012

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A few of us from RBS are heading down to Southampton tonight for this year’s Association of Research Managers and Administrators conference, subtitled “Making a Difference!”. Taking place over 12th-13th June, the conference provides an opportunity to hear from our peers on a range of topics related to research management, from ways to improve pre-award …

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Jun 11

Research Professional gets a new look

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The new version of the Research Professional site went live at the end of May. If you haven’t yet checked it out, I suggest you do so. I think it’s a significant improvement, certainly in terms of speed but also simplicity of layout in comparison to the previous incarnation. We’ll be running some Finding Research …

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Jun 08

Design for Wellbeing: Collaboration Space

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Following the recently released EPSRC/AHRC/ESRC Design for Wellbeing call, Research and Business Services have organised a collaboration meeting for all interested parties to discuss the call and how they might contribute to any proposals which go forward. It will take place on Friday 15th June, 10 am – 12 midday in City Campus East building …

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Jun 07

Blog reaches 100 post milestone!

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Last week the Northumbria Research Support Blog hit a milestone of 100 posts! Now that we’ve been running for 6 months, it’s a good time to take stock of where we are and look ahead to some new things that you’ll see over the next few months on the blog. Where we are now: Looking …

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