UKRO is running two information and proposal writing events on ERC Starting Grants aimed at researchers interested in applying to the 2015 ERC Starting Grants call. The sessions will be held at the Natural History Museum on 3 October and here at Northumbria on 7 October. Both events will run from 11.00 to 14.00 and they…
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The British Academy have opened their 2014-15 Mid-Career Fellowships scheme for applications. The deadline is 5pm on 17th September 2015, and is available for applicants in the Humanities and Social Sciences who have had their PhD for between 5-15 years. More information on the requirements of the scheme can be found here along with…
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The Royal Academy of Engineering is about to launch the latest round of its Research Fellowships scheme for early career researchers in engineering. The deadline for outline applications is 6th October 2014. “Applications are welcomed from outstanding engineering researchers who are about to finish their PhD or have up to three years postdoctoral research experience. The…
If you are interested in applying for ERC funding next academic year, take a look at the newly-published workprogramme for 2015. This details the calls, deadlines and funding available as well as the expected applicant profile for each of the grants available.
EPSRC and the Technology Strategy Board are inviting proposals for High Value Manufacturing Catapult fellowships. Fellowships will enable academic staff to spend six-month research visits, spread over one to four years, in one or more of the HVM Catapult centres. The projects must be aligned to work previously funded by EPSRC. Applicants should have a track record of EPSRC-funded research and strong awareness of the international context of their research. Deadline: 29th August.
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As part of its contribution to the RCUK Global Uncertainties programme, EPSRC is inviting proposals from UK academics for projects which will support visiting Fellows from India, Israel or Japan to carry out cyber security research in, and build collaborative links with, the UK. Proposals are welcome in any area of research directly relevant to…
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Last week I attended the UKRO annual conference in Bristol. This was a great opportunity to get out of the office and immerse myself in the wonderful world of European funding, particularly Horizon 2020. It was well attended by a huge range of UK universities and a good mix of European Commission speakers. Here are…
The ERC Advanced Grants call is now open with a deadline of 21 October. This funding is for excellent PIs from any discipline who are already established researcher leaders. See the ERC website for more info. For hints and tips on writing your application, take a look at the slides from a recent ERC National Contact Point event. (This is only available to UKRO subscribers).
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There will be a European Commission training event on the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) on 10 June in Brussels. The event will be streamed online at: https://scic.ec.europa.eu/streaming/index.php?es=2&sessionno=55acf8539596d25624059980986aaa78 It will focus on the MSCA Individual Fellowships call (deadline 11 Sept) and the COFUND call (deadline 2 Oct) and it will run from 1-6pm UK time. It…