Northumbria Research Support

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants – 2017 Round Open

The ever-popular British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants scheme is now open for applications. Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Applications should be between £500-£10,000 over up to two years. Applications for collaborative or individual research projects are equally welcome under this scheme. Applications from international groups of scholars…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 2nd May, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 2nd May between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss…

Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation in ICT Research – New EPSRC Call

EPSRC have recently published an advance announcement for a call which they first trailed in their February review of research areas. Summary: The Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation in ICT Research call “seeks to encourage active collaboration between researchers working in different disciplines and/or with users of research. The ICT landscape has rich opportunities for closer working between disciplines…

Interested in training on the University’s Globelynx media system?

Northumbria’s Marketing Department is holding a series of workshops in May on the Globelynx media system that the University recently acquired. This is a high definition camera on campus allowing academics to be interviewed easily and quickly by national and international broadcasters. The workshops will be held in the Globelynx room – Lipman 014, City Campus – and…

Next week on the Academic Development and Research Training Programme

Ethics Online demonstration A demonstration of the new Online Research Ethics and Governance Approval System. The system enables staff and students to submit their project for ethics approval at any time, from any campus, as well as track their application through the process. 11:00am – 12:00pm, Monday, April 24, 2017 Examining a Doctorate This session is…

Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships call open, deadline 14 Sept

This year’s call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships has launched with a deadline of 14 September 2017. Full call information, including the Guide for Applicants, is available on the European Commission’s Participant Portal. Individual Fellowships (IF) are aimed at individual fellows who already have a doctorate or equivalent research experience. They enable researchers to advance their…

What do you think about evidence-based policy making?

We have received the following request from the Universities Programme Manager at the Houses of Parliament for views from researchers on evidence-based policy making. It focusses on an idea called the Evidence Information Service, aimed at rapidly connecting politicians with academics through parliamentary systems. If you are interested in finding out more about this initiative…