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Royal Society Research Grants: Apply By 1st June 2016

A day at BCIT aerospace technology campus by Mike CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Royal Society’s popular Research Grants scheme for early-career researchers is now open and closes on 1st June. The scheme provides ‘seed corn’ funding for new projects of timeliness and promise. The objective of the scheme is to increase the availability of specialised equipment and essential consumable materials, and to support essential field research. Eligible…

David Young

Nature reports that the UK government has confirmed that academic research funded by the research councils, HEFCE and the national academies will not be subject to the so-called “gagging clause”, part of changes in legislation restricting use of government funds for lobbying purposes, which is due to come into effect on 1st May:


Find research funding relevant to you with Research Professional


Not many people know the University subscribes to the ‘Research Professional’ system, and it is available to all members of staff. Whatever type of grant you need, Research Professional can help you find it! It is available at and has some great features that can be invaluable in finding research funding opportunities that match your interests,…

Reminder: RBS Showcase tomorrow with fantastic prize draw


You probably know that we’re running a Research and Business Services Showcase Event tomorrow, 15 December, in Rutherford Hall in the Ellison Building from 12.00-2.00pm. Please drop-in and find out more about what RBS does and who can support you in your research and enterprise activities. As well as mince pies and Christmas drinks, we’ll…

E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: Tuesday 1st December, 2-5pm, Ellison Building D106

Question mark by Ciccio Pizzettaro CC BY-NC-SA 2

Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research? David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 1st December, between 2-5pm in Ellison Building D106 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in…

Spectral Analysis with Matlab Workshop – Northumbria University, 14-16 December 2015


As part of her successful Newton Advanced Fellowship award, Professor Maia Angelova from the University’s Department of Mathematics and Information Sciences, is hosting a research workshop on Spectral Analysis with Matlab on 14th – 16th December 2015 at the Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Pandon Building: The aim of the workshop is to introduce spectral analysis as…