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Northumbria Disaster Resilience Research in Top 20 for Global Development Impact

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Research on community resilience to disasters led by the Disaster Development Network at Northumbria is featured in a list of the top 20 impact case studies focusing on global development issues. The top 20 were selected by UKCDS, a group of 14 UK government departments and research funders working in international development, from around 400 case…

Mid-Career Fellowships – Humanities and Social Sciences

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Are you a mid-career researcher? Would you like to take a break from teaching and administrative commitments and focus on the completion of a major piece of research? The British Academy are awarding Mid-career Fellowships to outstanding individual researchers and outstanding communicators who will promote public engagement and understanding of the humanities and social sciences.…

ESRC Future Leaders call open for applications


The Economic and Social Research Council have recently announced their call for Future Research Leaders. These look to support outstanding early-career social scientists  to acquire the skills to become the future world leaders in their field. The call is open to high-quality candidates with a maximum of four years postdoctoral experience and the support of…

ESRC Inviting applications to join the Grant Assessment Panels


The Economic and Social Research Council are inviting applications to join their Grant Assessment Panels. Successful appointees will review funding applications from colleagues across the HE sector and make recommendations to the ESRC Committees that make final funding decisions. Applications close end of next week, 8th May at 5pm and the application form is pretty…

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;…