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Alona Welby

UKRO is running two information and proposal writing events on the 2015 ERC Advanced Grants call. The sessions will be held at Newcastle University on Monday 23 February and at King’s College on Thursday 26 February. Participation is free but places are limited so register quickly if you are interested. The call is expected to open on the 2 February with a likely deadline of 2 June. More info from UKRO. If you are considering applying to this call, please contact your faculty’s Research Funding and Policy Manager for support.


Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships: 2015 Call Open for Applications

Academic by Tim Ellis CC BY-NC 2.0

Leverhulme has announced that the 2015 call for their popular Early Career Fellowships scheme is now open for applications: Leverhulme – Early Career Fellowships The deadline is 5th March 2015. Applications must be made through Leverhulme’s online grants system. Early Career Fellowships provide funding for early career researchers in any discipline (except medical and clinical) who…

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Fellowships in Science and Engineering

Thomas Edison at Menlo Park Laboratory in Greenfield by The Henry Ford CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

** UPDATE 02/12/2014: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE – WATCH THIS SPACE! ** The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 has a range of science and engineering fellowship and studentship opportunities currently available, including Research Fellowships, Industrial Fellowships, Industrial Design Studentships and (from June 2015) Built…

Alona Welby

The 2015 European Research Council Consolidator Grants call has been launched with a deadline of 12 March 2015. ERCThese grants offer very attractive and flexible long-term funding for researchers of any nationality with between 7 – 12 years of experience post-PhD and a promising track record. Funding is available of up to € 2 million (or up to € 2.75 million in some cases) for projects of up to 5 years. The sole evaluation criterion is the excellence of the researcher and research proposal.

More information is available on the Participants Portal. If you have a proposal idea and want to apply, please contact your Faculty Research Funding and Policy Manager.



Horizon 2020: what to expect from the 2016-17 work programmes and calls

Brukselka by Barbiez Creative Commons

Based on information from Research Professional and UKRO, we have some news on the likely content of the 2016-17 Horizon 2020 work programmes. The work programmes give details of the content and focus of the calls for proposals over this period. At the moment the details are not finalised so there is a chance they might…

EPSRC invites expressions of interest for Future Manufacturing Fellowships


The Manufacturing the Future Theme is looking to establish a number of Fellowships for the Future of Manufacturing that will act as a response to the Manufacturing Foresight report. They will focus on manufacturing research opportunities around the key technologies that are expected to facilitate change in how products are designed, made, offered and ultimately used by…