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Horizon 2020: Info week on Societal Challenge 2

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There will be an “info-week” in Brussels on the 24th – 27th November focusing on the topics covered in the new Horizon 2020 work programme 2016-17 for Societal Challenge 2: Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, maritime and maritime inland water research and bio-economy. It will include a variety of events include workshops and a brokerage event for…

LIFE Programme call for proposals open

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The 2015 call for the LIFE programme action grants is now open. LIFE is the EU’s funding programme for environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects. There are two sub-programmes: Environment covering Nature and Biodiversity, Environment and Resource Efficiency and Environmental Governance and Information; Climate Action covering Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation and Climate Governance…

ESRC Research Seminars and Strategic Networks Competition 2015-16

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The ESRC has published the 2015-16 call for research seminars and strategic networks for groups of academic researchers, postgraduate students and non-academic users for different organisations. Seminar groups meet regularly around a theme and strategic networks, which are new to this call, will aim to generate innovative, interdisciplinary collaborations. There are a number of thematic…

Horizon 2020 Info Day on Smart Cities and Communities

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A new call for proposals for Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport and ICT through lighthouse projects under Horizon 2020 (SCC-01-2015) will open on 10 December 2014  (with a deadline of 5 May). Lighthouse projects are primarily large scale demonstration projects developing existing technologies or very near to market technologies. The European Commission…

Wellcome Trust refresh their funding framework

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The Wellcome Trust has announced a refreshed funding framwork to make more of a distinction between strategic and responsive funding: Under Strategic Funding Wellcome Trust will fund areas deemed to be of strategic importance following dialogue with their researchers and the wider community. Applications will be invited however Wellcome invite researchers to discuss any research ideas they…

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Come along to the first ECR Forum of this academic year. It is open to anyone at Northumbria in the the early stages of a research career. The Forum will be a very informal drinks reception and an opportunity to meet the ECR working group and hear more about plans for ECR activities and support for this year. We hope to see you from 4-6pm in the Great Hall in the Sutherland Building on Wednesday 15th October. Please let Kerri Jude know if you plan to attend.

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