Tag Archive: Training

Apr 11

AHRC Early Career Workshop in Cardiff, 1-3 July 2014- EOI’s for attendance sought

Expressions of interest are being sought for attendance at workshops aimed at early career researchers looking to get involved with the AHRC ‘Connected Communities’ theme. This open call invites Early Career Researchers to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to attend the Connected Communities Festival on 1st and 2nd July and a Research Development Workshop …

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Mar 14

MSCA Individual Fellowships call open

Under Horizon 2020, the 2014 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships call has been published with a deadline of 11th September. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities for academics to develop their knowledge and skills through international and intersectoral mobility. European Fellowships are held in EU Member States or Associated Countries and are open to researchers currently within and outside Europe. …

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Mar 06

Researcher Development Programme at Sunderland- limited places!

An event will shortly be held at the University of Sunderland for Early Career Researchers. The programme is titled  ‘The ‘Effective Researcher’ development programme’ and will be held on the 20th and 21st of March at Sunderland. Places are available to staff from all 5 North-East Universities, but only 8 places are available to each …

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Feb 11

Learn How to Write Data Management Plans with Digital Curation Centre

Screenshot010 by JISC CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Researchers interested in submitting proposals which involve the creation or curation of digital outputs, e.g. an interactive website, an online database, will be increasingly aware that many research councils and other funders now require “data management plans” to be submitted alongside the main funding bid. These can be fairly daunting documents to tackle, especially for …

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Dec 02

Bright Club Newcastle

Mixed Media Installation by Peter Liversidge: Hello, 2013 - image by See-ming Lee

Training Session 11 December 2013 12pm-14.00pm Centre for Life Book a place – E-mail duncan.yellowlees@life.org.uk “I laughed, I cried, I conquered. Bright club was simultaneously the most challenging and rewarding thing I have done to date” – Lauren Powell, Previous Performer If you’d like to disseminate your research in a unique and innovative way, perhaps …

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Status update

There are still sessions available on the Library’s Researcher Development Week this week. Postgraduate students and academic staff are welcome to book onto any of the sessions, from copyright essentials to literature reviews. You can view sessions and book on the Library’s web portal.

Jul 24

Countdown to Horizon 2020: UKRO Visit Day 11th September

Ready steady go by purplemattfish CC BY-NC-ND 2

Save the date! Staff interested in finding out more about Horizon 2020, the latest iteration of the European Commission’s programme supporting research, should come along to some or all of the annual UK Research Office visit on the 11th September, 2013. Details of the full programme are still to be firmed up, but it will …

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Jul 11

Reminder: EU Funding Demystified, 18th July

EU flag at the European Parliament by European Parliament CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Reminder: Sam and I are running training on EU Funding Demystified: From FP7 to Horizon 2020 next Thursday, 18th July from 2-4pm. If you’d like to attend, please email Donna Smith in HR (donna.c.smith@northumbria.ac.uk) to book a place. We will begin by reviewing the few remaining opportunities in FP7 and then move on to consider the likely budget and …

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Jul 08

AHRC Wants to Hear From Postgrads

Twitter Bird Sketch by Shawn Campbell CC BY 2.0

The AHRC is running a Twitter chat (#ahrcchat) on Friday 19th July hosted by members of its Research Careers and Training Advisory Group. It would specifically like to hear from PhDs and early career researchers on the training and careers support available for arts and humanities researchers. The main questions are: Are you satisfied by …

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Jul 05

Reminder: Finding Research Funding, 9th July

Magnifying glass by Rafael Anderson Gonzales Mendoza CC BY-NC-SA 2

Reminder: Sam and I are running training on Finding Research Funding using Research Professional and other online resources, such as UKRO, next Tuesday, 9th July from 2-4pm. If you’d like to attend, please email Donna Smith in HR (donna.c.smith@northumbria.ac.uk) to book a place. We will cover how to use both Research Professional and UKRO in detail, which are the …

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