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Status update

As the UK National Contact Point for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, UKRO will run some information and proposal writing events for researchers interested in applying for the 2014 MSCA ‘Individual Fellowships’ call which closes on 11 September. Events will be held at Cardiff University on 28 May, University of Warwick on 9 June and the Royal Veterinary College, London on 19 June. You can register through the UKRO website.

Apr 03

The Health Foundation – Improvement Science Fellowship

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The Health Foundation’s Improvement Science Fellowship programme offers support for fellows to develop their potential to become leaders in the field of improvement science, building practical knowledge about what works to improve healthcare. This senior post-doctoral Fellowship offers three years’ funding to lead original, applied research dedicated to improving healthcare in the UK, and a …

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Mar 14

MSCA Individual Fellowships call open

Under Horizon 2020, the 2014 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships call has been published with a deadline of 11th September. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities for academics to develop their knowledge and skills through international and intersectoral mobility. European Fellowships are held in EU Member States or Associated Countries and are open to researchers currently within and outside Europe. …

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Mar 07

AHRC/ESRC Design Fellowships- closing date 24th April 2014


AHRC and ESRC are offering a number of fellowships offering design researchers the opportunity to work in collaboration with a business or public sector organisation that is interested in putting design principles into practice. 24th April 2014 is the deadline for applications, fellows can spend up to 12 months working directly with their partner organisation. …

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Nov 25

AHRC International Placement Scheme for ECR’s and PhD Students

    An event was recently held at the University of Manchester on an International Placement Scheme offered by AHRC and ESRC. Funding is available to current AHRC or ESRC funded students and Early Career Researchers to spend up to 6 months at one of the worlds leading international research institutions accessing their world-class archives …

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Nov 20

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 – Fellowships announced

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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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Nov 05

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant opportunities

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced 3 new funding opportunities. 1. The Grand Challenges Explorations programme call for proposals is now open. Applicants can be at any experience level,  and from any discipline and organisation, including universities. Proposal topics include the following: Innovations in Feedback & Accountability Systems for Agricultural Development Inciting Healthy Behaviours Novel …

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Sep 12

Horizon 2020 Overview

On Wednesday 11 September Emma Carey the university’s UK Research Office representative visited to give us an overview of Horizon 2020, the Commission’s new research and innovation programme. Horizon 2020 is a 70.2 billion programme for research and innovation commencing in January 2014. The programme is organised under 3 ‘pillars’: Excellent Science: Marie Curie Fellowships, …

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Aug 25

UKRO Annual Visit – Horizon 2020 Briefing


Emma Carey, Northumbria’s representative from UKRO, will be visiting the university on Wednesday 11 September to give us an update on the European Commission’s upcoming research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020. There will be a general introduction to Horizon 2020 from 10am-12pm in MEA House Auditorium, followed by bookable slots for individuals to meet with Emma …

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May 14

Bidding for EU Fellowships: Tips, clues and insights

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Interested in applying for EU fellowship funding, but not sure where to start? Need some advice and guidance? Northumbria academics and researchers are welcome along to a workshop being organised by Prof Olivier Sparagano, Associate Dean for Research in Health and Life Sciences on May 29th from 3-5pm in Northumberland Building 442. Professor Olivier Sparagano …

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