Northumbria Research Support

Opportunities

Research funding opportunities

PhD opportunities available in collaboration with North East businesses

Are you interested in a funded PhD to start 1st October, working on exciting research in collaboration with regional businesses? Check out the range of Intensive Industrial Innovation Projects funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Topics range from exploring the implications of smart devices on ageing at home to investigating the use of building information…

FACULTY OF HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE ​ANNUAL CONFERENCE – 29th June 2018

​The Health and Life Science Conference at Northumbria University; aims to create an interdisciplinary platform for all researchers, at any stage, working in different aspects of history, theory and practice.This conference provides researchers with a unique opportunity to present their study and engage with a network spanning a wide range of disciplines. Our hope is the conference…

Research for a Better Tomorrow: Engineering & Environment Faculty PGR Conference: Thursday, 21 June 2018

Ellison Building | Northumbria University | NE1 8ST Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom Thursday, 21 June 2018 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST) The PGR conference invites participation and communication across all postgraduate students in the Engineering and Environment faculty. We challenge you to retain the richness and complexity of your work while clearly communicating…

Coming up on the Academic Development and Researcher Training Programme (Staff)

Overview of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 The session will put the Research Excellence Framework (REF) in context, providing the background to the exercise, a brief overview of the outcome from REF2014, and information on known changes to the guidance for REF2021. Aims and Objectives Understand changes between…

Coming soon! Academic Development and Researcher Training Programme for University staff

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10am – 12pm This is an introductory course on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. You will learn what the protected characteristics are within the Equality Act 2010. It will give you an insight into the consequences of organisations and individuals getting things wrong and the benefits of adopting the right…

Developing research impact in funding bids – Wed. 25th April

Learn more about developing research impact in funding bids at this informative session. Many funders, including the UK Research Councils and European Commission, ask applicants to address the likely impact of their research as part of the application for funding. Aims and Objectives Think through the contribution that their research might make to the society…

Need research participants? ‘Call for Participants’ is the answer!

Did you know Northumbria University has an alliance with Call for Participants? This is an international service that allows researchers at the University to recruit participants for their research through a central website as opposed to social media channels and the university mailing lists. It gives researchers at the University a much wider recruitment pool…