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ECR event on the HEFCE consultation on the next REF, Tues 14 Feb

As you have no doubt heard, the Higher Education Funding Council for England has launched a consultation on the next Research Excellence Framework. This includes proposals intended to streamline the REF process and make it less burdensome for UK universities whilst maintaining and improving incentives for research excellence.  It includes recommendations relating to: the submission of…

Faculty of Business and Law funding drop-in on Wed 23 Nov, 2.30-4.00

We will be holding the monthly Wednesday afternoon funding drop-in in the staff room on the ground floor of CCE1 this week from 2.30-4.00. This is an opportunity to ask any funding-related questions, big or small, or to get advice on funding opportunities, draft proposals and bid ideas from Emma Batey (Business and Engagement Manager), Louise Wyers (Pre-Award…

ERC launches 2017 Consolidator Grants call – deadline 9 February 2017

The 2017 European Research Council Consolidator Grants call has been launched with a 9 Feb deadline. Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators with 7-12 years of experience since completion of their PhD and at the career stage at which they may still be consolidating their own independent research team or programme. Applicants must…

Faculty of Business and Law funding drop-in, Wed 26 Oct, 2.30-4.00

Emma Batey, the Faculty’s Business and Engagement Manager, and I (Research Funding and Policy Manager for B&L) will hold the monthly Wednesday afternoon funding drop-in in the staff room on the ground floor of CCE1 this week from 2.30-4.00. This is an opportunity to ask any funding-related questions, big or small, or to get advice on funding opportunities, draft…

Mentoring Essentials – New workshop for Northumbria researchers, 15 September on City Campus

As part of our commitments to the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers and HR Excellence in Research Award, two research mentoring workshops will be held on Thursday 15 September. Effective mentoring involves not only knowledge and expertise grounded in research and organisational experience, but also the fundamental skills of effective listening and questioning…

The Benefits of University-Industry Collaborations

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…