Northumbria Research Support

A reminder of this semester’s Faculty Ethics Training dates

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Ethics training is a compulsory training session open to staff and students at any stage. Each Faculty provides training on research ethics led by the Faculty Research Ethics Directors. The training is grounded in the principle of informed consent and covers the process of ethical approval at Northumbria University for research projects. Wednesday 8 February…

Next week on the Professional Development and Research Training Programme

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CVs, Application and Interviews Thursday 19th January 2017, 10:00-11:30 RDF B3 (Professional and Career Development) Open to Students at any stage This session, led by the Careers Service, will look at how you can perfect your CV and applications and improve your interview technique. Aims and Objectives: By the end of this session participants will have:…

EPSRC Sandpit: New Industrial Systems

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EPSRC is running an Ideas Factory Sandpit on New Industrial Systems in May 2017. The deadline for expressions of interest is 2nd March 2017. New Industrial Systems Sandpit What’s the theme? The sandpit seeks to address the challenge of competitiveness in the future UK economy by focusing on manufacturing technologies and trends. Four research visions have…

Government response to Dowling Review of business-university collaborations – brief summary

The Government published its response to the Dowling Review on 20th December welcoming and strongly supporting the review which it says is reflected in the £100m over four years it announced in the last budget to support university-business collaboration – ‘The Dowling Review will continue to guide our ongoing work to reform and simplify public support…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 17th January, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

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The Engineering and Environment Research Funding Drop-In Session is back from mid-January 2017, every Tuesday afternoon from 2.30pm. David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 17th January between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. Come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss…

RAEng: Industry Academia Partnership Programme – accepting proposals

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Royal Academy of Engineering’s Industry Academia Partnership Programme (IAPP) provides grant funding to support Newton Fund Partner Country Universities. There are currently two programmes accepting proposals: Industry Academia Partnership Programme – China This programme aims to support Chinese universities in improving their engineering research and innovation output through strengthening industry linkages – specifically with SMEs…

University and Colleges Union Information Session

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As part of the Professional and Researcher Development Training Programme the University and Colleges Union (UCU) is running an information session for postgraduate students.This session will introduce students to the role of trade unions in higher education, give them an insight into how UCU represents PGRs and early career academics, and UCU campaigns. The session will be…