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Northumbria Disaster Resilience Research in Top 20 for Global Development Impact

Disaster Development Network UKCDS

Research on community resilience to disasters led by the Disaster Development Network at Northumbria is featured in a list of the top 20 impact case studies focusing on global development issues. The top 20 were selected by UKCDS, a group of 14 UK government departments and research funders working in international development, from around 400 case…

Open Access Good Practice at Northumbria

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We’ve just published an update on our Open Access Good Practice blog about our work over the past 6 months on our Jisc-funded Pathfinder project. The update includes details of case studies of OA in three UK HEIs, a cost modelling tool, and a decision-making tool for academic staff: Since the last update in March, we’ve…

UKRO Annual Visit: Everything you ever wanted to know about EU research funding.


As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, we have our annual UKRO visit on Friday 18 September. This is a good opportunity to refresh your knowledge of EU funding, particularly the current €80 bn framework programme Horizon 2020 and to start thinking about the upcoming 2016 calls for proposals.  Most of the sessions will be led…

Alona Welby

We’re holding our next research funding drop-in for the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 24 June 1.30-3.00pm. 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.


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…

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships: new call information

A revised version of the Guide for Applicants for the 2015 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Actions call has been published by the European Commission. This gives greater clairty around the mobility requirements for fellows, particularly in relation to Global Fellowships. It also lists the areas to be covered in the CV of the proposed fellow. Please…