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Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

Latest statistics on UK participation in Horizon 2020

UKRO has just flagged up a report from the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on the UK’s participation in Horizon 2020. The key message is positive: the UK remains one of the strongest participating countries in Horizon 2020 and our funding success rate has remained at about 15%. The UK…

REF 2021: Guidance Released

This afternoon HEFCE released the decisions on staff and outputs for REF 2021. Our very own Ruth Hattam was digesting the details over lunch and has come up with a useful bitesize summary. If that’s not enough REF for you you can always read the full thing (it’s only 19 pages): http://www.ref.ac.uk/media/ref,2021/downloads/REF%202017_04%20Decisions.pdf All staff with significant…

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Call 2018: Information Event

The UKRO has arranged an information event for those who are interested in applying to the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) Research and Innovation staff Exchange (RISE) Call, which will open on 22 November 2017 and has a deadline of 21 March 2018. The Information Event will take place on Tuesday 9 January 2018, at the…

ERC Consolidator Grant Call 2018, Information Sessions – Registration Reminder

Just a reminder about these two ERC Consolidator Grant call information sessions – registration is still open! The UK Research Office, in partnership with hosting institutions, is holding two events for researchers who are interested in applying for the 2018 ERC Consolidator Grant call. The events are scheduled as follows: Kings College, London, Tuesday 21…

ERC Consolidator Grant Information Session – Leeds, 29th November

The ERC National Contact Point are running an information session on the 2018 Consolidator Grant call at the University of Leeds on 29 November, running from 14.00 to 17.00. There are still spaces available in this workshop, and if you are interested in applying for the Consolidator Grant call (either this year or in future),…

Horizon 2020 New Societal Challenges calls published

With thanks to UKRO for their summaries, the European Commission has published a raft of new Horizon 2020 calls for proposals for the period 2018-2020. This will include a number of Societal Challenges calls which are listed below. For further information click the links to the full call information on the H2020 Participant Portal. Northumbria staff who…