Northumbria Research Support


Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

H2020 Innovative Training Networks info events in Sept and Oct

As National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, UKRO is holding two info events on the current Innovative Training Networks call. This call will open on 15 September and will close on 10 January. The events will be held on 26 September at the University of Manchester and 12 October at the University of West London.…

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…

NIHR Programme Grants Advice


Notes from an Event held by the NE Research Design Service in June 2016 – NIHR Programme Grants The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funds the Research Design Service (RDS) to provide design and methodological support to health and social care researchers across England to develop grant applications to the NIHR and other national…

Alona Welby

Net4Society, the Network of National Contact Points for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies”, has recorded a webinar on impact in Societal Challenge 6 projects, focusing on how the impact of proposals is assessed by evaluators. It is an hour long but worth a watch if you are developing an application to this Societal Challenge or have a H2020 project proposal with a significant Social Sciences and Humanities element.


H2020 Innovative Training Networks info event, Manchester, 16 September 2016

As UK National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), UKRO is holding an information event for those interested in applying to the 2017 MSCA Innovative Training Networks call, which has a deadline of 10 January 2017. The event will be held from 10.30 – 16.00 on Friday 16 September at the University of Manchester.…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 26th July, 2-5pm, Ellison A113

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Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research? David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 26th July between 2-5pm in Ellison Building A113 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or future…