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The Benefits of University-Industry Collaborations

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Guest blogger, Dr Tamsin Saxton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University shares the insights she gained at an event designed to provide information to support academics in creating and capitalising on opportunities to work with industry. Below, she summarises the key take-home points explaining why industry collaborations are useful, possible barriers to these collaborations, and…

Presentations from H2020 Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing info day

Presentations from a recent EC info day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing are available to watch on the event website. The first set of presentations cover ‘ICT for Health, Infectious Diseases, Personalised Medicine and Non-communicable Diseases’ and the second, ‘Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Therapies’. They give details of the 2017 calls, the rules of participation, key legal…

Seminar invite: Enhancing employability – do we really know what we are doing?

Newcastle Business School and Department of Psychology are holding a joint seminar on “Enhancing Employability” on Thursday 23rd June from 13.00-16.30 at City Campus East CCE1-224c to which all interested staff are welcome. The seminar will examine developments in the conceptualisation and theorisation of employability from empirical research. It also aims to question the established…

Brussels information week on H2020 Societal Challenge 2, 27-29 June

The European Commission will hold an information week from 27 to 29 June on the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy‘. This will provide opportunities to hear about successful FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects in these areas, to learn about the…

Alona Welby

Just a reminder that we’re holding the first Northumbria Early Career Researchers Forum of this academic year on  Friday 13 November from 12-1 in the Mea House auditorium. This is open to anyone in the early stages of a research career, including PGRs. For more info on the content of the meeting see my earlier blog post.

There is no need to sign up, just come along on Friday and feel free to bring your lunch with you.

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Alona Welby

The EC has published the Horizon 2020 work programmes for 2016-17 today. These include details of 97 calls for proposals and 16 billion euros of funding that will be awarded to European research projects over the next two years. This includes funding across all three pillars of Horizon 2020 with a focus on supporting SMEs, developing the digital single market and imprving links with non-EU countries, including Brazil, Japan.  and Korea. If you are interested in applying to Horizon 2020, the work programmes are the best place to start!

 

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