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Status update

It’s not too late to book a place on the 11th April Finding Research Funding workshop. It aims to give Northumbria researchers at any stage of their career the tools they need to search for and find funding opportunities relevant to their research disciplines. It’ll be held on the City Campus from 10.00-12.00 on Friday 11th April. Full details when you book your place.



Feb 19

Library Researcher Development Week: 3rd – 7th March 2014

This is a guest post by Michelle Walker, Research Support Librarian: The University Library are running Researcher Development Week from 3rd-7th  March. This programme of workshops has been designed to support the development of knowledge, core competencies and transferable skills identified in Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework (RDF) as the key elements of a successful researcher. …

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Jan 29

Sandpit on the Digital Economy on Friday 31st Jan

Northumbria’s Innovation Sandpit series will bring together industry and academia around themes and business challenges to explore areas of potential collaboration, stimulating greater innovation and research activity in the region. This Friday’s event is on the Digital Economy. Find out more on the Engagement blog.

Jan 28

Northumbria Early Career Researchers Forum on 5 February

If you are in the early stages of your research career at Northumbria, come along to the next ECR Forum meeting on 5 February at 3-4.30 in Mea House auditorium. The Forum has been established as a place for ECRs to meet, network, discuss research challenges and opportunities, share experiences and advocate for specific research support and …

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Status update

Are you thinking about applying for EU funding, particularly under the new Horizon 2020 programme? If you need funds to meet  consortium partners, attend an information day in Brussels linked to a specific call for proposals or for some other preparatory activity, you can apply to the EU networking fund in Research and Business Services. For more info, contact the Research Funding and Policy Manager for your faculty.

Jan 23

EU Funding Demystified: Horizon 2020

Are you interested in accessing EU funding for research but not sure what’s available or where to begin? Or are you familiar with European funding but want to find out more about the new research, development and innovation funding programme, Horizon 2020? RBS is running a series of workshops called EU Funding Demystified which will focus …

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Jan 09

PhD Studentship Opportunity in Computing

real time posture reconstruction for microsoft kinect by Hubert P H Shum

Dr Hubert Shum (Senior Lecturer in Creative Media Technology) is currently advertising a fully funded PhD position in human motion analysis: “Understanding human motion is a central key for different types of application including computer animations and games (e.g. character animation, motion-based gaming), motion evaluation (e.g. security monitoring, sports performance analysis) and medical engineering (e.g. movement disorder …

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Jan 06

Thinking about Horizon 2020?

If you are interested in finding out more about Horizon 2020 or want some of your questions about the programme answered, then come along to a presentation on the practicalities of applying and the recent calls for proposals. The presenter will be Danila Conte, a European Commission desk officer visiting Northumbria for an FP7 consortium meeting. It will …

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Dec 05

Music, Mind, Brain, and Way of Life

L0027293 The gyri of the thinker's brain as a maze of choices in biom

Professor Nigel Osborne (MBE, FRCM) and Dr Clarence Adoo (MBE) will be visiting the University to deliver a seminar on Music, Mind, Brain, and Way of Life. Professor Osborne is a former Reid Professor of Music at Edinburgh University and a world authority on music and the brain, and Dr Adoo is an Education Animateur with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and holds …

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Nov 19

Greenham Women: Actions and Impacts, Then and Now – 7th December Northumbria University

Greenham Common Women

A group of academic staff and postgraduate research students at Northumbria and Newcastle Universities have jointly organised an event on 7th December 2013 to discuss, remember and celebrate women’s strength and resilience on the 30th anniversary of  the Star Marches to Greenham Common which took place on 11th December, 1983. The event is free and …

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