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H2020 Info Day and Brokerage Event “Innovative by Nature: Responding to Societal Challenges through Nature-Based Solutions and Cultural Heritage, 8 Dec, Brussels.

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The European Commission has recently launched new Horizon 2020 calls for projects related to nature-based solutions for inclusive urban regeneration, heritage-led rural regeneration and nature-based solutions for hydro-meteorogical risk reduction. An information and brokerage day will be held on the 8th December for those interested in applying to these calls. The event aims to: Present the Horizon 2020…

APEX Awards 2017

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The British Academy, Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering and Leverhulme Trust have joined forces to offer a new award for established, independent researchers to pursue interdisciplinary, curiosity-driven research to benefit wider society. Known as the ‘APEX’ Awards (Academies Partnership in Supporting Excellence in Cross-disciplinary research awards), up to £100,000 will be available for projects…

Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 National Information Day, 23 Nov, Birmingham

The UK National Contact Point for EU Horizon 2020 – Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials (Societal Challenge 5) is holding an information day on 23 November in Birmingham. The day will feature presentations from a number of speakers including the European Commission, National Contact Points from the UK, Ireland, Cyprus and Poland, Enterprise…

HEFCE Case Study on Interdisciplinary Research at Northumbria and the Institute of the Humanities

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Northumbria University was recently approached to provide a Case Study for a HEFCE Report on HEI’s approaches to Interdisciplinary Research. HEFCE were particularly interested in our Institute of the Humanities due to our strong REF performance in this area. A series of interviews were conducted with staff involved in the foundation of the Institute, and the report…

Horizon 2020: Innovative Training Networks call open – deadline 10 Jan 2017

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The 2017 Innovative Training Networks call has opened with a deadline of 10 January 2017. This is part of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions within Horizon 2020. ITNs are the main strand of funding in Horizon 2020 aimed at supporting Early Stage Researchers (doctoral researchers). The scheme supports joint training and/or doctoral programmes implemented by partnerships of universities,…