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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,…

Open Access Pathfinder Workshop Report

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At the end of October our Jisc-funded Open Access Pathfinder project, in collaboration with the Pathfinders led by the University of Hull and Coventry University, ran a full-day workshop on How to be innovative in Open Access with limited resources. Participants The event brought together representatives from 5 universities, most of which fall under the…

Horizon 2020 Info Day on Smart Cities and Communities

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A new call for proposals for Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport and ICT through lighthouse projects under Horizon 2020 (SCC-01-2015) will open on 10 December 2014  (with a deadline of 5 May). Lighthouse projects are primarily large scale demonstration projects developing existing technologies or very near to market technologies. The European Commission…