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EPSRC: Feasibility Study in Energy Research

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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

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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

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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…

EPSRC New Opportunities in Signal Processing: 2-day Workshop

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EPSRC has recently announced a two-day workshop on new opportunities in signal processing. The idea is to open up research in signal processing into new areas and to gain insights from new disciplines. The list of topics they are looking it is very broad and covers many of the disciplines in Northumbria’s Faculty of Engineering and Environment:…

Innovate UK: Robotics and Autonomous Systems Call

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Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council are joining forces to fund industrially relevant research on robotics and autonomous systems. The call is open now and the deadline for applications is 26th October 2016 (but be aware that as with most Innovate UK calls, you need to register a week beforehand, by the 19th October).…

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.…

EPSRC Early Career Forum in Mathematical Sciences

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EPSRC is seeking Expressions of Interest for membership in their Mathematical Sciences Early Career Forum. The forum is a way for EPSRC to interact with researchers in the early stages of their career in order to share information on EPSRC policy and process. It is also an opportunity for early career researchers to network with colleagues from across the…