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ESRC Research Seminars and Strategic Networks Competition 2015-16

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The ESRC has published the 2015-16 call for research seminars and strategic networks for groups of academic researchers, postgraduate students and non-academic users for different organisations. Seminar groups meet regularly around a theme and strategic networks, which are new to this call, will aim to generate innovative, interdisciplinary collaborations. There are a number of thematic…

Training Event for ECR’s – ‘How to be an effective researcher’ 5th + 6th March

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The University of Sunderland is running a course for Early Career Staff on what makes an effective researcher on the 5th/6th March 2015. The course is offered to staff across the 5 North East Universities, and Northumbria has 8 places available on a first come, first served basis. The course uses group activities to consider…

Support and Funding for ECRs

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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…

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UKRO is running two information and proposal writing events on the 2015 ERC Advanced Grants call. The sessions will be held at Newcastle University on Monday 23 February and at King’s College on Thursday 26 February. Participation is free but places are limited so register quickly if you are interested. The call is expected to open on the 2 February with a likely deadline of 2 June. More info from UKRO. If you are considering applying to this call, please contact your faculty’s Research Funding and Policy Manager for support.

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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.

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Next ECR Forum on Friday 16th January

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The next Northumbria Early Career Researchers Forum will be held on Friday 16 Jan from 12.30-2.00 in the auditorium on the ground floor of Mea House. It will be the first forum meeting of 2015 and a chance to meet the ECR working group representatives from each faculty. Ellen Cole, Scholarly Publications Librarian from the University…

Humanities in Horizon 2020 – February Information Day

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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,…