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UK Government guarantees continuation of funding for EU funded projects post-Brexit

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The Treasury has released a statement guaranteeing the continuation of funding for currently running EU funded projects until their completion, post Brexit. This statement covers Horizon 2020, the European Structural and Investment Funds, and a number of other schemes. The statement says “in the short term, I can confirm that the Treasury will give an assurance that all…

European Research Council calls 2017

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The European Research Council has launched the 2017 Starting Grants call today. The deadline is 18 October. Starting Grants are for talented researchers with 2-7 years of post-PhD experience and strong track records. Attractive long-term funding of up to € 1.5 million is available for projects of up to 5 years duration. The Consolidator Grants call (for…

RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund- what we know so far…

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The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.…

Public consultation on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Work Programme 2018-2020

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The European Commission has launched a consultation on the content of the Horizon 2020 ‘Food Security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’ work programme for 2018-2020. If you are interested in this area of funding, this is your chance to have your say on the strategy, scope,…

RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund ‘Town Hall’ meetings in June/July

RCUK has organised a series of Town Meetings to gather input from stakeholders on the strategy and delivery of the Global Challenges Research Fund. The GCRF is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through: challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research; strengthening capacity for…

Enhancing Employability: Do we really know what we are doing? Call for presenters

A call for papers has been launched for a research seminar being run collaboratively between Newcastle Business School and the Department of Psychology on 23rd June, 2016 from 1400-1600, in CCE1-221. The seminar will examine development in the conceptualisation and theorisation of employability through empirical research across the career stages: from early through to later-career. Interested colleagues from across Northumbria’s 4 faculties…