Tag Archive: Engineering

Status update

Next year is EPSRC’s 20th anniversary and to mark the occasion they are seeking nominations of the most inspirational scientists and engineers. “These awards will honour some of the best, both as established leaders in their field and as future leaders in emerging fields…” Nominations are open now until February 2014.

Nov 28

EU Graphene Project Calls for Additional Partners

Model of graphene structure by CORE-Materials CC BY-SA 2.0

The FP7-funded FET Flagship project Graphene has recently announced a call for additional project partners. The deadline for applications is 5th Feb 2014 (16:00 Brussels time). The purpose is to attract strong new partners with complementary expertise. There are 12 research topics, plus an additional coordinating topic: Standardisation Chemical sensor, biosensors and bio-interfaces Membrane technologies: from …

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Nov 20

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 – Fellowships announced

Fellowship Advertisement 2013

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (or @royalcom1851 as its known to its Twitter followers) has recently announced the latest round of its Fellowships funding schemes. Three types of fellowship are available with different deadlines: Research Fellowships: “Intended to give early career scientists or engineers of exceptional promise an opportunity to conduct a …

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Sep 12

EU Funding: Hear from the experts

Workshop Group by Julian Bleecker CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

An EU Funding workshop will take place on 7th October, 2pm-4.30pm as part of the preparations for Horizon 2020 in Engineering and Environment. It’s an opportunity for Northumbria staff to hear from a panel of experts who’ve either secured EU funding previously or acted as an expert evaluator for the Commission. All staff are welcome …

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Nov 26

The Public History of Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine Research Network


Booking is now open for Research Network on The Public History of Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine (PHoSTEM). The popularity of historical leisure pursuits today is significant. Surveys show that more than 50% British adults express interest in learning more about family history. Television history programmes often have two million viewers, and historical magazines have …

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Oct 15

Materials Science and Engineering Network Issues Calls for Proposals

Nanotube sensor by Oregon State University CC BY-SA 2.0

M-Era.net is a European network of public funding organisations and funding programmes in the areas of materials science and engineering research. The network provides a coordinated approach to these topics by issuing calls for transnational research proposals to support the exploitation of knowledge from basic research to applied innovation. The first joint call for proposals …

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Sep 01

Innovative Engineering for Health – Wellcome Trust/EPSRC call

Enhanced MRI scan of the head - Wellcome Images

The Wellcome Trust and EPSRC this week announced a £30M call for research and development on innovative engineering solutions to healthcare problems: Innovative Engineering for Health The Wellcome Trust and the EPSRC are looking to support a limited number of innovative, multidisciplinary projects designed to address a defined need in healthcare for which current solutions …

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Aug 31

Northumbria Kit Catalogue Released

Carbolite 1100

Northumbria University has compiled a searchable database – or Kit Catalogue – of our extensive research equipment, facilities and associated expertise to undertake a range of scientific and technical testing and analysis. The catalogue includes pictures of the relevant kit, a description of what it can do, and a contact point. Disciplines covered by the catalogue …

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Aug 23

EPSRC release raft of new calls

Solar Panel 2 by Mike Baker CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Over the past couple of weeks, EPSRC has released a raft of new calls for proposals across its research remit. The calls range from expressions of interest to attend early stage scoping workshops to large scale centres of excellence. I’ve summarised the key points for each below with a link to find out more. If …

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