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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…

Alona Welby

The European Commission is planning an info day in Brussels on the 2nd February. It will focus on the Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) dimension of the ICT-related Horizon 2020 calls with deadlines in 2015. Further info, including a draft programme and the EC’s background note on the RRI and SSH is available here.

On the following day, 3rd February, there will be a workshop on RRI and SSH in the ICT-related parts of the work programmes for 2016-17.

Both events will be web streamed. The link will be provided here in the next few weeks.


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:




Alona Welby

The next Faculty of Business and Law Research and Enterprise Development Programme session of this academic year will be an informal research clinic held on Wednesday from 3.00-4.30 in room 222 of CCE1. It will serve as this month’s research funding drop-in session.

Louise Wyers (Pre-Award Coordinator), and I (Research Funding and Policy Manager for B&L) will be available along with Dr Lorraine Johnston to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities. You can either drop-in and see us or make an appointment beforehand. To book a time, please email me.

We are very happy to talk to you regardless of where you’re at with research funding applications. We can help you identify appropriate funds to apply for, develop your application and assist with costings and internal approvals before submission.


E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session – 13th Jan, 2-5pm, Ellison D106

question by cesar bojorquez CC BY 2.0

Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding? Barry Errington (Business Development Manager), Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) and I will be available on Tuesday, 13th January, between 2-5pm in Ellison D106 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities.…

Sam King

Academics, members of the public, policy makers and health professionals are invited to make suggestions on potential research that could improve the health of the nation.

To submit your idea go to the NIHR website.


Humanities in Horizon 2020 – February Information Day


The RCUK National Contact Points for Horizon 2020 will hold two events in February 2015 for those interested in exploring Horizon 2020 funding opportunities. Both events will be held at the Research Councils in Swindon. An event on Humanities Opportunities in Europe will be held on 18th February. This will highlight funding opportunities for Arts and Humanities Researchers,…