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Alona Welby

The European IPR Helpdesk is holding a free IP training event on 11-12 September in Oxford. Horizon 2020 stresses the importance of systematic IP exploitation strategies to protect innovation and to reap commercial and economic benefits from EU-funded research. Day 1 will focus on IP and innovation management aspects at the proposal phase and day 2 will look at practical issues of IP exploitation during and after the project, including best practice in capturing and assessing IP as well as successful commercialisation of research results. More info and registration details. 

Library will shed light on Endnote, open access and more at #NUResearch14

LightbulbGlow by Noe Lecocq CC BY-SA 2.5

This is a guest post by Suzie Kitchin, Research Support Librarian: Members of the Library’s Research Support team are delivering workshops and providing a library stand at Northumbria’s Research Conference on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd May. The purpose of this is to encourage you as academic staff and postgraduate research students to find out…

Kerri Jude

We are happy to announce that the 2014 Research Conference Schedule is now available to view @ the Northumbria Research Conference 2014 web page. You will also find it on the registration page – if you haven’t already then be sure to sign up so you don’t miss out! See you there.

Alona Welby

The Horizon 2020 UK National Launch Event will be held on Friday. The event will run from 10am to 4:10pm  and can be watched at  This event is organised by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and co-sponsored by the Technology Strategy Board and the Royal Society. It will include high-level speakers from business, academia and government. The agenda is available here.




Conference Funding – Association of Commonwealth Universities

To mark its Centenary, the ACU is offering 100 Early Career Academic Grants to staff at ACU member universities (Northumbria is a member) to attend relevant conferences or academic meetings in another Commonwealth country. The scheme is aimed at early career academics who have not yet had the opportunity to work, study, or travel outside…

Info Events for ERC Starting Grants applicants


The UK Research Office, UKRO, has announced January dates for events to support those interested in applying for the upcoming 2014 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants Call. These information and proposal writing events will provide an overview of the grant scheme and key issues relating to planning, writing and costing a proposal. The sessions…