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2019 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020 – The network of ‘Science with and for Society’ issue a list of SWAFS-relevant topics

Science with and for Society (SwafS) “Opportunities E-Book” for Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020  Topics include:  ICT, Heath Demographic change and Wellbeing, Blue Growth, Rural Renaissance, Migration, Governance for the Future, Digital Security, Climate Action, Green energy for growth, Food Security and Sustainable agriculture See link  to e-book for full details: http://www.sisnetwork.eu/media/sisnet/D.5.7-Opportunities-E-book-2018-2019.pdf      

Australian Government Strips millions of funding awarded to Humanities researchers

The Australian Academy of the Humanities reports below on an extremely worrying development… The Australian Academy of the Humanities today expressed its shock and anger at the news that former Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, personally intervened to strip the nation’s humanities researchers of over $4M in funding that had been approved through…

Gaming on the Goals – networking event at Northumbria University on the SDGs

Join us for an open, interactive, dynamic and fun networking session to mark the first ‘Green GB Week’ “Gaming on the Goals” – networking on Sustainable Development Goals   16th October, 10:00 -11:30 am Northumbria University   Who should attend? This event is open to all academics and post-doctoral researchers from all Faculties who are…

Royal Society Fellowships Workshop – 6 September 2018

  Royal Society covers life & physical sciences including engineering but excluding medical Lucy Saddleton and Katie Lisanti @Royal Society Katie Saddleton- Scheme Manager, UK Grants (particularly Fellowships) Fellowships – they are really flexible, encourage shared parental leave, can accommodate sick leave, parental leave etc. You are all humans and RS will support you. There…

Save the Date: MSCA ITN 2019 UK Information Events

In its capacity as National Contact Point for the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), the UK Research Office (UKRO), will hold two free information events for organisations interested in applying to the 2019 MSCA Innovative Training Networks (ITN) call: London, 10 October; and York, 12 October. Registration to the York event is now open, and registration…

European Brokerage Event on Fight against crime and terrorism 2019 – 2nd October 2018

An information day, brokerage event and workshop for those interested in the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls related to the fight against crime and terrorism will be held in Paris on 2 October 2018. The event will focus on: Security for smart and safe cities, including for public spaces (SU-INFRA02-2019); Understanding the drivers of cybercriminality, and new methods…