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L’Oréal fellowships for women in science, deadline 25 Jan 2017

L’Oréal UK and Ireland, the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Royal Society, invite applications for the L’Oréal UK and Ireland fellowships for women in science. These promote, enhance and encourage the contribution of women pursuing their research careers in the UK or Ireland…

EPSRC/Energy Systems Catapult Whole Energy Systems Scoping Studies

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The EPSRC Energy theme and the Energy Systems Catapult are inviting UK academics to submit proposals for collaborative scoping studies in the six areas outlined in the full call document. The EPSRC/Energy Systems Catapult will fund up to eight studies across the six areas identified. Funding could be used for researcher time, travel, workshops and other engagement activities to further…

RAEng Industrial Fellowships

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Industrial Fellowships provide an exciting opportunity for early- to mid-career academics to undertake a collaborative research project in an industrial environment. This scheme aims to strengthen the strategic relationship between the University and the industry host, providing an opportunity to establish or enhance collaborative research between the two parties. This will enable the awardee to…

Have your say on Horizon 2020

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As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the European Commission has launched a public stakeholder consultation which will run until 15 January 2017. The interim evaluation will help improve the way Horizon 2020 works and will also inform the preparations for the successor programme which will be launched in 2021. If you have…

Diary Date: Library – Researcher Development Programme 31 October-11 November 2016

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The University Library is running the Researcher Development Programme from 31 October-11 November 2016. This programme of workshops has been designed to support the development of knowledge, core competencies and transferable skills identified in Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework (RDF) www.vitae.ac.uk/rdf as the key elements of a successful researcher. The workshops include: Keeping up to date with…

Beyond Horizon 2020?

Although we’re not yet half way through Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s 8th framework programme for research and innovation, discussions have already started about the successor programme, Framework Programme 9 (FP9). Although UKRO have said that the Commission does not yet have a “masterplan ” for FP9, it is clear that the Commission is keen on a…