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Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation in ICT Research – New EPSRC Call

EPSRC have recently published an advance announcement for a call which they first trailed in their February review of research areas. Summary: The Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation in ICT Research call “seeks to encourage active collaboration between researchers working in different disciplines and/or with users of research. The ICT landscape has rich opportunities for closer working between disciplines…

EPSRC Reviews Research Areas and Plans 2017/18 Calls

balance by Hans Splinter CC BY-ND 2.0

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has today published a review of its “Balancing Capability” strategy. This follows “extensive engagement” with the research community and forms the basis of its portfolio over the next five years. It includes a review of the 111 individual research areas which span the entire remit of EPSRC funding as…

EPSRC Sandpit: New Industrial Systems

A day at BCIT aerospace technology campus by Mike CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

EPSRC is running an Ideas Factory Sandpit on New Industrial Systems in May 2017. The deadline for expressions of interest is 2nd March 2017. New Industrial Systems Sandpit What’s the theme? The sandpit seeks to address the challenge of competitiveness in the future UK economy by focusing on manufacturing technologies and trends. Four research visions have…

EPSRC: Feasibility Study in Energy Research

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council have just announced a new scheme open to UK academic staff to submit feasibility studies underpinning science and engineering energy research. Feasibility Studies in Energy Research Proposers should examine a topic within EPSRC’s Energy remit, review past and current activity, and identify key research challenges that need to…

EPSRC: ICT Theme Early Career Workshops

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council has recently announced two two-day workshops for Early Career Researchers working in the area of Information and Communication Technologies. These are: Sheffield (16-17 Feb 2017) Cardiff (6-7 Mar 2017) The workshops will provide an update to EPSRC and ICT Theme strategies and policies, and guidance on applying for…

EPSRC Future Photonics Hub Innovation Fund 2016

EPSRC has recently announced a call for research projects which add value to and support the objectives of the Future Photonics Hub: http://www.zeplerinstitute.ac.uk/events/innovationfund Up to £250K is available which may be split among several proposals or awarded to a single proposal. Funding is based on usual EPSRC rules of 80% FEC. Proposal is via a two page…