E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 25 July, 2.30-5.00, Ellison Building B103

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David Young (Research Funding & Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 25th July between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. 

If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in the Faculty of Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a specific bid in development.

To book a slot please go to our Doodle poll, type your name, click on one timeslot and click ‘Save’. Once you have done this you will be booked in at the chosen time (please note you will not receive a confirmation email about this booking). The room is on the floor directly above the Castles restaurant in Ellison Building, City Campus.

For more information about these sessions, a suggestion of possible topics we could discuss please see this post

This will be the final weekly drop-in session of this academic year, and we will commence drop-ins again in September 2017. Of course if you need to speak to us about a bid during August, please just get in touch directly.

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HLS City Campus Drop In Session Wednesday 12 July 2.30-4.00pm

Sam King (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Louise Wyers and Susan Duffy (Pre-Award Coordinators) will be available on Wednesday 12 July between 2.30 and 4.00pm in the Northumberland Building Cafe Central. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Health and Life Sciences, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a specific bid in development.

To book a place please contact Louise Wyers, louise.wyers@northumbria.ac.uk

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HLS Coach Lane Drop In Wednesday 21 June 2.30-4.00pm

Sam King (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Louise Wyers and Susan Duffy (Pre-Award Coordinators) will be available on Wednesday 21 June between 2.30 and 4.00pm in the Communitea Cafe, next to the Library. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Health and Life Sciences, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a specific bid in development.

To book a place please contact Louise Wyers, louise.wyers@northumbria.ac.uk

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HLS City Campus Drop In Session – Wednesday 14 June 2.30-4.00pm

Sam King (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Louise Wyers and Susan Duffy (Pre-Award Coordinators) will be available on Wednesday 14 June between 2.30 and 4.00pm in the Northumberland Building Cafe Central. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Health and Life Sciences, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a specific bid in development.

To book a place please contact Louise Wyers, louise.wyers@northumbria.ac.uk

 

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E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: Tuesday 24th November 2015, 2-5pm, Pandon 217

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Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research?

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 24th November, between 2-5pm in Pandon Building 217 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities.

You can either drop-in and see us or make an appointment beforehand. To book a slot please go to our Doodle poll, type your name, click on one timeslot and click ‘Save’. Once you have done this you will be booked in at the chosen time (please note you will not receive a confirmation email about this booking).

For more information about these sessions, a suggestion of possible topics we could discuss and a listing of all upcoming sessions, please see this post.

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E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: Tuesday 17th November 2015, 2-5pm, Pandon 217

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Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research?

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 17th November, between 2-5pm in Pandon Building 217 for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities.

You can either drop-in and see us or make an appointment beforehand. To book a slot please go to our Doodle poll, type your name, click on one timeslot and click ‘Save’. Once you have done this you will be booked in at the chosen time (please note you will not receive a confirmation email about this booking).

For more information about these sessions, a suggestion of possible topics we could discuss and a listing of all upcoming sessions, please see this post.

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Gender considerations in EU research projects

UKRO has helpfully flagged up the website for the EU “Gendered Innovations” project which provides guidance on Question Mark by ryanmilanigender considerations in EU funding. The project has created case studies and key definitions with input from experts from the 28 member states and the USA. This is expected to be useful resource for those considering the gender elements of Horizon 2020 applications. You might also be interseted in the European Commission’s Gender Equality Horizontal Issue Guide when addressing the three aims of gender equality in Horizon 2020 namely to:

  • Address the gaps in the participation of women in the Framework Programme’s projects;
  • Ensure gender balance in decision-making, in order to reach the Commission’s target of 40% of the under-represented sex in panels and groups (50% for Advisory Groups);
  • Integrate gender and sex analysis in research and innovation content in order to improve the scientific quality and societal relevance.
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E&E Research Funding Drop-In Session: 3rd March, 2-5pm, Pandon 217

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Do you have a question about a research funding proposal or want to discuss ideas for funding your research?

Barry Errington (Business Development Manager), Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) and I will be available on Tuesday, 3rd March, between 2-5pm in Pandon Building 217 *PLEASE NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE!* for any staff from the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to discuss research proposals in development or future funding opportunities.

You can either drop-in and see us or make an appointment beforehand. To book a slot please go to our Doodle poll, type your name, click on one timeslot and click ‘Save’. Once you have done this you will be booked in at the chosen time (please note you will not receive a confirmation email from me about this booking).

For more information about these sessions, a suggestion of possible topics we could discuss and a listing of all upcoming sessions, please see this post.

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Horizon 2020 – advice from the National Contact Points

Question Mark by ryanmilaniRegistration is now open for the Horizon 2020 information day to be held at University College, London on 28th March. The day is organised by the ESRC on behalf of the RCUK National Contact Points for Horizon 2020. The event is designed for the academic community and will give an overview of Horizon 2020, legal and financial issues and an evaluator’s perspective. It will also include specific sessions on 2 of the Societal Challenges:  Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing and Europe in a Changing World: Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies.

There will also be a drop in session with the National Contact points to answer specific questions that candidates have.

There is no charge for the event but you need to register in advance by 21 March.

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