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Research and Funding Policy Manager for Arts, Design and Social Sciences. I have recently joined Nothumbria University from the University of Liverpool, and am looking forward to working with academic colleagues to help achieve their research ambitions.

ADSS Research Funding Fortnightly Drop-In Session: Wednesday 7th March, 1.00-200 + 4.00-500 Lipman 116

Scott McGee (Research Funding and Policy Manager) will be in  in Lipman 116 on Wednesday 8th March between 1.00-2.00 and 4.00-5.00. (I have to go to a committee meeting in the middle of the afternoon, but will come back!) If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Humanities or Social…

HEFCE Case Study on Interdisciplinary Research at Northumbria and the Institute of the Humanities

Northumbria University was recently approached to provide a Case Study for a HEFCE Report on HEI’s approaches to Interdisciplinary Research. HEFCE were particularly interested in our Institute of the Humanities due to our strong REF performance in this area. A series of interviews were conducted with staff involved in the foundation of the Institute, and the report…

ESRC outline additional support for early career researchers

Following a consultation with Early Career Social Scientists earlier in the year, and the withdrawal of their Future Research Leaders scheme, ESRC have today unveiled the support they will be providing for ECR’s going forward. Following the comprehensive review, they have launched a new set of measures to support early career researchers in three distinct…

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RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund- what we know so far…

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.…

Find research funding relevant to you with Research Professional

Not many people know the University subscribes to the ‘Research Professional’ system, and it is available to all members of staff. Whatever type of grant you need, Research Professional can help you find it! It is available at www.researchprofessional.com/site/northumbria and has some great features that can be invaluable in finding research funding opportunities that match your interests,…