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E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: 23rd June, 2-5pm, Ellison D123

Question Box by Raymond Bryson CC BY 2.0

Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research? David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager), Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) and Barry Errington (Business Development Manager) will be available on Tuesday, 23rd June, between 2-5pm in Ellison D123 (please note the change of room!) for any staff from the Faculty of…

Horizon 2020: Info week on Societal Challenge 2


There will be an “info-week” in Brussels on the 24th – 27th November focusing on the topics covered in the new Horizon 2020 work programme 2016-17 for Societal Challenge 2: Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, maritime and maritime inland water research and bio-economy. It will include a variety of events include workshops and a brokerage event for…

What’s going on with Horizon 2020’s budget?

European flags flying in front of the Berlaymont by TPCOM CC BY-NC-ND 2

The European Commission has cut the Horizon 2020 budget to fund the new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) which aims to stimulate economic development and growth across the EU. After negotiation with MEPs, the cuts are not quite as big as originally expected and do not affect the Excellent Science pillar of the programme…

New UKRO website launched


Take a look at UKRO’s new website. If you are already a subscriber you should still be able to access the subscriber services. To sign up, click on “register” on the home page. UKRO is the Brussels office of the UK Research Councils representing UK HE to the European institutions and working to maximise UK engagement…

LIFE Programme call for proposals open

life logo

The 2015 call for the LIFE programme action grants is now open. LIFE is the EU’s funding programme for environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects. There are two sub-programmes: Environment covering Nature and Biodiversity, Environment and Resource Efficiency and Environmental Governance and Information; Climate Action covering Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation and Climate Governance…

Research Support: The Essentials – 30th June – 2nd July 2015


The University Library, Research and Business Services and the Graduate School are joining up to present a series of workshops, briefings and drop-ins for postgraduate research students, early career researchers and academic staff. We will also be holding a lunchtime showcase highlighting the various services and materials available to researchers internal and external to the…