Northumbria Research Support


Research funding and policy news

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: Innovative Training Networks – 2018 Call for Proposals open

The European Commission has opened the MSCA ITN 2018 call for proposals. This scheme is aimed at supporting ECRs in joint training and/or doctoral programmes, and there are three different strands to apply for: European Training Networks, European Industrial Doctorates and European Joint Doctorates. Applications are to be made using the EU Participant Portal by…

MSCA ITN Information Events – 24th and 25th October 2017

We’d like to remind you that there are a couple of ITN information days coming up, for those interested in the 2018 ITNs call, which closes in mid January 2018. ​The UK Research Office is holding information events on the 2018 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions​ (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks (ITN) call for proposals. The events will include…

Bookings now open for Staff and PGR training programmes

Exciting news! Bookings are now open for our Staff and Postgraduate Research Student training programmes. Academic Development and Researcher Training programme (Staff)  The programme is mapped against the Vitae Researcher Development Framework and supports academic staff in four key areas: Knowledge and intellectual abilities Personal effectiveness Research governance and organisation Engagement, influence and impact Sessions…

David Young

EPSRC is recruiting applicants for its strategic advisory bodies from academia, industry and other stakeholders. There are vacancies for various career stages across the EPSRC themes of: Digital Economy, Energy, Engineering, Fusion, Healthcare Technologies, Information Communication Technologies, Manufacturing the Future, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Research Infrastructure. Applications are made by individuals on an online web form, and must be submitted by Friday 4th August, 4pm.


UK Government underwrite of Horizon 2020 funding confirmed

Following the UK Treasury’s statement in August 2016, Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, yesterday confirmed the UK Government’s continued commitment to underwrite the funding for successful bids to Horizon 2020 made by UK applicants before the UK leaves the EU. Mr Johnson stressed that the underwrite applies to both projects that…