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Northumbria Bid Repository online


Colleagues may not be aware that RBS recently launched an online repository of funding applications. Colleagues from around the University have kindly agreed to share applications they have made to various funders and charities that have been successful in gaining funding, and some that were not. This can be an invaluable resource for staff so…

Social Media Research Conference at Newcastle Business School on Wednesday 6 May 2015

Further to the earlier blog post from Raffaele Filieri in Newcastle Business School, the final programme is now available for the Social Media Research Conference to be held at NBS on the 6th May. This event will take place from 9.30-13.00 in room 403 in City Campus East 1 at Northumbria University and features a range…

CROS and PIRLS national researcher surveys now open

cros and pirls

The University participates in two biennial national surveys of researchers – Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS) and Principal Investigators and Research Leaders Survey (PIRLS). The surveys, which are managed by Vitae and run through Bristol Online Surveys, gather anonymous data about working conditions, career aspirations and career development opportunities for research staff and research…

Alona Welby

We’re holding our next research funding drop-in for the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 22 April between 2-3.30pm. 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.


Royal Society Pairing Scheme


Calling all STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) researchers! If you want to share your research with parliament or government you should apply for the Royal Society’s Pairing Scheme. Open now until the 24th May, successful applicants will get a chance to spend a “Week in Westminster” and host a reciprocal visit from a parliamentarian or civil…

Social Sciences and Humanities projects in FP7


Academics in the Social Sciences and Humanities might be interested to take a look at a new European Commission publication which list all the projects funded in SSH under Framework Programme 7, the predecessor programme to Horizon 2020.  The projects are grouped into major themes such as: growth, employment and competitiveness in a knowledge society;…

E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: 7th April, 2-5pm, Pandon 217

Question Mark by Desi CC BY 2.0

Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research? Barry Errington (Business Development Manager), Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) and I will be available on Tuesday, 7th April, between 2-5pm in Pandon Building 217 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or…