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Alona Welby

Just a reminder that we’re holding the first Northumbria Early Career Researchers Forum of this academic year on  Friday 13 November from 12-1 in the Mea House auditorium. This is open to anyone in the early stages of a research career, including PGRs. For more info on the content of the meeting see my earlier blog post.

There is no need to sign up, just come along on Friday and feel free to bring your lunch with you.


Alona Welby

The EC has published the Horizon 2020 work programmes for 2016-17 today. These include details of 97 calls for proposals and 16 billion euros of funding that will be awarded to European research projects over the next two years. This includes funding across all three pillars of Horizon 2020 with a focus on supporting SMEs, developing the digital single market and imprving links with non-EU countries, including Brazil, Japan.  and Korea. If you are interested in applying to Horizon 2020, the work programmes are the best place to start!



UKRO Annual Visit: Everything you ever wanted to know about EU research funding.


As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, we have our annual UKRO visit on Friday 18 September. This is a good opportunity to refresh your knowledge of EU funding, particularly the current €80 bn framework programme Horizon 2020 and to start thinking about the upcoming 2016 calls for proposals.  Most of the sessions will be led…

Become an H2020 evaluator


The European Commission is still looking for experts to assist with various Horizon 2020-related research and innovation assignments, including evaluating proposals and programmes and monitoring projects. Some Northumbria colleagues were involved in evaluating the 2014 H2020 calls and some others are on the database for future evaluations. This is a great way to see first-hand what…

Horizon 2020: Info week on Societal Challenge 2


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…