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New Process for External Funding Authorisation

The University Executive and the Employment and Finance Committee have recently approved revised regulations relating to the authorisation of external funding applications, awards and contracts.  The new regulations, which come into effect on 1 June 2014, are intended to make the University’s internal approval processes more efficient while continuing to effectively manage financial and reputational…

Alona Welby

There are still some places on the EU Funding Demystified workshop that we are running tomorrow from 2-4pm. This session is open to researchers from all disciplines and at all career stages and will focus on opportunities available in Horizon 2020 and the work programmes which detail the funding areas for the next two years. For further details and to sign up, see the HR Staff Researcher Development Programme.


Alona Welby

Still not sure what the European Research Council is and how to access ERC funding? This new video gives a five minute overview and is pretty clear. It doesn’t even use too much Euro-jargon. Take a look and see for yourself.

Kerri Jude

We are happy to announce that the 2014 Research Conference Schedule is now available to view @ the Northumbria Research Conference 2014 web page. You will also find it on the registration page – if you haven’t already then be sure to sign up so you don’t miss out! See you there.

Alona Welby

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.



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

Workshop by Heinrich-Boll-Stiftung CC BY-SA 2.0

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.…