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Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

Next week on the Professional Development and Research Training Programme

Write Club  Coach Lane Campus, A111  Tuesday 21st February 2017, 09:30 -12:00  RDF A1 (Knowledge Base) Open to Students at any stage Write Club is an opportunity for PGRs to meet up with other PGRs on a regular basis and write. Whether you’re writing a thesis chapter, research paper, or a funding application…Write Club provides a…

EPSRC Reviews Research Areas and Plans 2017/18 Calls

balance by Hans Splinter CC BY-ND 2.0

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has today published a review of its “Balancing Capability” strategy. This follows “extensive engagement” with the research community and forms the basis of its portfolio over the next five years. It includes a review of the 111 individual research areas which span the entire remit of EPSRC funding as…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 21st February, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 21st February 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…

DON’T MISS OUT – ECR event on the HEFCE consultation on the next REF, Tues 14 Feb, 1pm

As many of you may know, the Higher Education Funding Council for England has launched the consultation for the next Research Excellence Framework. This includes proposals intended to streamline the REF process and make it less burdensome for UK universities whilst maintaining and improving incentives for research excellence.  It includes recommendations relating to: the submission…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 14th February, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 14th February 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…

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Prof. Mark Reed from Fast Track Impact has blogged about his recent experiences on a Global Challenges Research Fund panel. His tips on writing a fundable GCRF proposal include selecting target countries with care, clearly identifying and explaining the target groups who will benefit, and building on existing in-country partnerships where possible.

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EU Funding Events with National Contact Points, Leeds, 14-15 February 2017

The University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University have organised an EU research funding event from 14 – 15 February. As part of this, there are two sessions from National Contact Points to talk about future H2020 funding priorities and to offer 1:1 sessions. These are open to anyone interested in these areas of funding. If…