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Guidance

Guidance, advice and analysis on specific research funding issues.

Staff Training Now Available

Northumbria University’s Academic Development and Research Training Programme for semester 2 of 2017/18 is now online at northumbria.ac.uk/StaffResearcherDevelopment To book your place for any of the sessions, visit the online booking system here. We are also now launching our new Blackboard resource which contains new online training content which can be accessed where this proves more…

PGR Training in person and online – Available now!

Northumbria University’s Professional Development and Research Training Programme for semester 2 of 2017/18 is now online at northumbria.ac.uk/PGRResearcherDevelopment. To book your place for any of the sessions, visit the online booking system here. We are also now launching our new Blackboard resource which contains new online training content which can be accessed where this proves…

Information Day Notes – NIHR Public Health Research Programme

Here are some notes from an Information Day hosted by Research Design Service North East in December 2017 on the NIHR Public Health Research Programme. Research Design Service Information Day – NIHR Public Health Research Programme Andrew Cook – Consultant Advisor NIHR consists of the following: Faculty – to develop people through fellowships and training…

The UK Parliament wants more academics to engage with them

From York to Dundee, over 50 academics and professional staff attended Wednesday’s information-packed Research, Impact and the UK Parliament event held here at Northumbria. The key message was that the UK Parliament want academics and the research community to engage with them. They really really want to hear from YOU! This is great news as…

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…