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Support and Funding for ECRs


We’re running a bite-size session called “Support and Funding for ECRs” on Wed 28th January from 12-1 as part of the HR Researcher Development Programme. This is open to any interested members of staff, particularly those who are in the early stages of a research career or are new to Northumbria. The session will introduce key…

Scott McGee

The Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences at Northumbria University are inviting applicants interested in applying for a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship to submit expressions of interest.  More information can be found at the following page, and interested applicants are asked to contact the departmental lead provided by 5th February. Full details can be found here:




Latest Opportunities for Staff in E&E: Now Available on Intranet

Our Direction by Brian Talbot CC BY-NC

Have you tried to use ResearchProfessional before but struggled to find funding  relevant to your specific area of interest? RBS has created tailored searches for research funding opportunities based on research expertise in departments. The results of these are now available on the Northumbria University Intranet for staff in Engineering and Environment: Latest Funding Opportunities:…

Alona Welby

Come along to the first ECR Forum of this academic year. It is open to anyone at Northumbria in the the early stages of a research career. The Forum will be a very informal drinks reception and an opportunity to meet the ECR working group and hear more about plans for ECR activities and support for this year. We hope to see you from 4-6pm in the Great Hall in the Sutherland Building on Wednesday 15th October. Please let Kerri Jude know if you plan to attend.


Celebrate the first anniversary of the Northumbria ECR Forum!

Fireworks by bayasaa CC BY 2.0

Northumbria ECR Forum is celebrating its first anniversary. The first meeting of this academic year will be an informal get-together and celebration. Bob Finn, the current chair of the Forum, will give a brief introduction and welcome and we are delighted that our new PVC (Research and Innovation), George Marston will also attend. The main…

David Young

Andy Pearce and I will be in Pandon Building room 217 this afternoon (Tuesday 23rd September) from 2-5pm to discuss any and all research bidding issues as usual. See our main post for more details.