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Status update

As the UK National Contact Point for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, UKRO will run some information and proposal writing events for researchers interested in applying for the 2014 MSCA ‘Individual Fellowships’ call which closes on 11 September. Events will be held at Cardiff University on 28 May, University of Warwick on 9 June and the Royal Veterinary College, London on 19 June. You can register through the UKRO website.

Apr 04

EU workshops at Northumbria

We’re holding a series of workshops in the coming weeks to familiarise Northumbria academics with some of the funds available in Horizon 2020. There will be workshops on the European Research Council Starting Grants, European Research Council Consolidator Grants and Marie Sklowdowska-Curie Individual Fellowships. We will have some tips from the National Contact Points and …

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Status update

UKRO is running a seminar on the Horizon 2020 COFUND scheme on 30 April in London. COFUND offers co-funding for new or existing regional, national and international programmes to open up to international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary research training and cross-sectoral mobility of researchers. The first call under Horizon 2020 has a deadline of 2 October 2014.


Status update

It’s not too late to book a place on the 11th April Finding Research Funding workshop. It aims to give Northumbria researchers at any stage of their career the tools they need to search for and find funding opportunities relevant to their research disciplines. It’ll be held on the City Campus from 10.00-12.00 on Friday 11th April. Full details when you book your place.



Mar 10

Horizon 2020 – advice from the National Contact Points

Registration is now open for the Horizon 2020 information day to be held at University College, London on 28th March. The day is organised by the ESRC on behalf of the RCUK National Contact Points for Horizon 2020. The event is designed for the academic community and will give an overview of Horizon 2020, legal and financial issues and an evaluator’s perspective. …

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Status update

RCUK is hosting a series of cross-disciplinary Horizon 2020 Information Days around the UK. The events are aimed at organisations and academics interested in exploring funding opportunities in the new programme.


Jan 28

Northumbria Early Career Researchers Forum on 5 February

If you are in the early stages of your research career at Northumbria, come along to the next ECR Forum meeting on 5 February at 3-4.30 in Mea House auditorium. The Forum has been established as a place for ECRs to meet, network, discuss research challenges and opportunities, share experiences and advocate for specific research support and …

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Jan 23

EU Funding Demystified: Horizon 2020

Are you interested in accessing EU funding for research but not sure what’s available or where to begin? Or are you familiar with European funding but want to find out more about the new research, development and innovation funding programme, Horizon 2020? RBS is running a series of workshops called EU Funding Demystified which will focus …

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Jan 21

EU Funding: Ask The Experts

question by Roland O'Daniel CC BY-SA 2.0

Horizon 2020, the next EU programme to fund research and innovation with a total budget of €70bn, is now up and running and the first calls for proposals were released on December 11th. Topic descriptions and work programmes are available now and cover a wide range of opportunities, project types and disciplines, from individual investigator …

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Jan 20

ERC Consolidator Grants: Information Events

UKRO is the UK National Contact Point for the European Research Council. It is holding three information and proposal writing events for researchers who are interested in applying for the 2014 ERC Consolidator Grants call. To be eligible for this call, applicants must have been awarded their PhDs between 7 and 12 years prior to the publication date of …

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