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:
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:
Registration to the York event is now open, and registration for the London event will open in the coming days.
The 2019 MSCA ITN call will be launched on 13 September 2018 with a deadline for the submission of applications on 15 January 2019.
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 to investigate cybercriminality (SU-FCT01-2019 );
- Trace qualification (SU-FCT02-2019 );
- Any project helping to fight crime and terrorism (SU-FCT02-2019 – open sub-topic);
- Information and data stream management to fight against (cyber)crime and terrorism (SU-FCT03-2019); and
- Pan-European networks of practitioners and other actors in the field of security in two specific areas of specialisation: 1) the protection of public figures; 2) the handling of hybrid threats” (SU-GM01-2019)
Participation is free of charge, however registration is mandatory and will close 27 September 2018. A draft agenda is available on the registration page.
Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham Universities are holding a Global Challenges Summit on Tuesday 24 July 2018 (full programme and details to follow shortly) on the theme, ‘Working together for international development’. The summit is for academics actively engaged in research on international development as well as those interested in developing their research in this area. The summit will have a focus on building new synergies across the North East and the event is also opening to students and practitioners.
The event will take place in Newcastle across Newcastle’s and Northumbria’s campuses. We’d be delighted if you were able to join us.
Please register at https://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=2285979 and please do distribute widely to colleagues.
If you have any further questions, contact Matt Baillie Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org).