Northumbria Research Support

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Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 28th March, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Jess Scott (Pre-Award Manager) will be available on Tuesday 28th March between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a specific…

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Early Intervention: Career Planning for Postgraduate Researchers Monday 20th March 2017, 10:00 – 12:00 RDF B3 (Professional and Career Development) Open to Students at any stage This innovative workshop is for first year students to enable them to begin to plan their career expectations and goals from the beginning of their doctorate. The workshop will cover…

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HEFCE’s Director of Research, Education and Knowledge Exchange, and one of the key architects of the next REF, David Sweeney has published an interesting blog about who counts as “research active” ahead of the closure of the REF2021 consultation tomorrow. He suggests there has been a lot of “push back” from the HE sector on the consultation proposal that “research active” should be determined by contractual status, and that there should be another evidence-based and mutually agreed approach. It’s not clear what this would be, but interesting to see that there’s already movement on this even before consultation responses are in.

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Faculty Induction – Business and Law Monday 13th March 2017, 14:00 – 15:30 RDF C2 (Research Management) Compulsory to Students in their first year The session will provide students with an overview of what resources and support is available within the Faculty – as well as what expectations the Faculty will have of them. Book your…

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…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 7th March, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

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David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 7th March between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss…

Next week on the Professional Development and Research Training Programme

Annual Progression: Preparing for the Panel Thursday 2nd March 2017, 10:00 -12:00 Ellison Building, Block A, Room 102B RDF C2 (Research Management) Compulsory – all second year students should attend. Open to Students in their second year Each year students undergo annual progression to monitor their progress. For full time students their second year AP…