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Alona Welby

Thanks to UKRO, we have the link to an interesting presentation by the newly appointed ERC President, Prof Jean-Pierre Bourgignon. The slides present statistics on the development of the ERC, the number of researchers funded and the success rates. It is worth noting that the UK has received the most grants and UK universities are high on the list of funded institutions.

Alona Welby

The ERC Advanced Grants call is now open with a deadline of 21 October. This funding is for excellent PIs from any discipline who are already established researcher leaders. See the ERC website for more info. For hints and tips on writing your application, take a look at the slides from a recent ERC National Contact Point event. (This is only available to UKRO subscribers).


Sam King

Join BIS in discussion with the UK science minister David Willetts on Monday 16 June, 12-2pm BST, about how the government should invest the £5.9bn it has committed to spend on research infrastructure over the next five years. See the Guardian website.

Library will shed light on Endnote, open access and more at #NUResearch14

LightbulbGlow by Noe Lecocq CC BY-SA 2.5

This is a guest post by Suzie Kitchin, Research Support Librarian: Members of the Library’s Research Support team are delivering workshops and providing a library stand at Northumbria’s Research Conference on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd May. The purpose of this is to encourage you as academic staff and postgraduate research students to find out…