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Gender considerations in EU research projects

UKRO has helpfully flagged up the website for the EU “Gendered Innovations” project which provides guidance on gender considerations in EU funding. The project has created case studies and key definitions with input from experts from the 28 member states and the USA. This is expected to be useful resource for those considering the gender elements…

REMINDER: Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellowships info session on Monday 18th May


Just a reminder that we are holding an information session on Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships on Monday 18th May from 10.00-11.00 in the MEA House auditorium. The aim of the session is to present the scheme and the application process to colleagues who are thinking about applying to the 2015 call which closes on the…

Alona Welby

Today’s Guardian has an interesting piece in the Higher Education Network entitled “How to apply for research funding: 10 tips for academics“. There are useful tips and things to think about from funders, peer reviewers and academics. If you are new to bidding for research funding, take a look!


Northumbria Bid Repository online


Colleagues may not be aware that RBS recently launched an online repository of funding applications. Colleagues from around the University have kindly agreed to share applications they have made to various funders and charities that have been successful in gaining funding, and some that were not. This can be an invaluable resource for staff so…

E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: 28th April, 2-5pm, Pandon 217

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? Barry Errington (Business Development Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday, 28th April, between 2-5pm in Pandon Building 217 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or…

Alona Welby

We’re holding our next research funding drop-in for the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 22 April between 2-3.30pm. Louise Wyers (Pre-Award Coordinator) and I (Research Funding and Policy Manager) will be available in the CCE1 staff room on the ground floor to discuss draft research proposals or any ideas for future funding opportunities. You don’t need an appointment but if you’d like to reserve a specific time slot, please email me in advance.