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Alona Welby

Net4Society, the international network of National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies” has published a report on the opportunities for social sciences and humanities (SSH) research across Horizon 2020. It analyses all the SSH-relevant topics that have been identified in the Horizon 2020 2016-17 Work Programmes and is a useful guide for SSH researchers looking to find an entry point into H2020 and the Societal Challenges in particular. You can download the document here.




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…