Tag Archive: EPSRC

Apr 17

EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges

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EPRSC’s Healthcare Technology invites the UK’s research and user communities to help develop a number of Grand Challenges to inform the future strategy and direction of the Theme. With “Grand Challenges” being significant problems that need to be addressed via a long-term approach from researchers it is hoped, that by bringing the UK research community …

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Jan 17

EPSRC Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research

Catalysis research at Argonne by Argonne National Laboratory CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

EPSRC is looking to refresh the membership of its Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research. They are looking for new members of the forum to form professional networks with other manufacturing researchers around the country and contribute to their Manufacturing the Future strategic challenge. Forum activities will include: Networking and idea-sharing with all other Early …

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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.

Status update

As we reported earlier this year, Research Councils now no longer require final reports to be submitted by PIs and instead use either Research Outcomes System or Researchfish. All research councils have now moved to this position. See relevant announcements: AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, STFC.

Status update

Part of the independent review of peer review commissioned by EPSRC includes a community survey to enable individual members of the community to input their views. The online questionnaire is now open as of today until 30th September. As Adam Golberg commented on Twitter: “meta peer review!”

Sep 12

EPSRC Council Open Forum: Researchers Wanted!

EPSRC has today re-opened registration for their Council Open Forum until 20th September. This is a chance for members of the academic and business communities to: hear from EPSRC Council members; question them about EPSRC’s plans and policies; and debate the issues important to both them and Council Council members will also be running poster sessions …

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Aug 14

Maths and Environmental Change: EPSRC Call

Grand Challenge Equations by Duncan Hall CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

EPSRC has recently released the below call as part of the year of Mathematics of Planet Earth: Mathematical Challenges in the Forecasting of Environmental Change: Mitigation and Adaptation Approaches  The call is for expressions of interest to attend at a workshop from 30th Sept – 1st Oct 2013 as part of EPSRC’s contribution to the cross-council Living With …

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Jul 01

Manufacturing with Light – New EPSRC Call for Proposals

Laser experiments by Geoff Traugott CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

EPSRC last week announced its latest call for proposals - “Manufacturing with Light”. The deadline for applications is 24th July, but see comments below in the application process section. About the concept The call aims to “encourage adventurous research ideas to explore how to generate, collect, manipulate, control and transmit light to transform and shape our future manufacturing …

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Jun 27

EPSRC Mock Panel: 3rd July 2013

Committee Rooms by National Assembly for Wales CC BY 2.0

Are you planning a proposal submission to EPSRC soon, or have you had an unsuccessful proposal recently? Would you like to know more about how proposals are reviewed and funding decisions made at research councils? RBS and the Research Grant Promotion Sub-Committee in the Faculty of Engineering and Environment are running a Mock EPSRC Panel …

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May 30

New Economic Models in the Digital Economy

Bitcoin by Zach Copley CC BY-SA

EPSRC has recently released a call for proposals to support cross-disciplinary research on new economic models in the digital economy. EPSRC are specifically targeting business schools and economics researchers, which it says have been under-represented in existing grants: New Economic Models in the Digital Economy Context The digital economy challenges the way organisations work and …

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