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Presentations from H2020 Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing info day

Presentations from a recent EC info day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing are available to watch on the event website. The first set of presentations cover ‘ICT for Health, Infectious Diseases, Personalised Medicine and Non-communicable Diseases’ and the second, ‘Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Therapies’. They give details of the 2017 calls, the rules of participation, key legal…

Alona Welby

The European Commission is holding an info day in Brussels on 23 September on the ‘Smart cities and communities’ calls of the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020 Work Programme ‘Cross-cutting activities’. Presentations will include details on the 2017 call and the application procedure. Registration is free of charge but essential in order to confirm your place.

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Select Committee inquiry on “Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research”

The Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee is examining the implications and opportunities of leaving the EU for UK science and research. The Committee is holding hearings on this during July, and invites written submissions during that period. Yesterday’s session saw Kevin Baughan (Chief Development Officer, Innovate UK), Professor Philip Nelson (Chair, Research Councils UK) and Jo Johnson MP (Minister of State for Universities…

RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund ‘Town Hall’ meetings in June/July

RCUK has organised a series of Town Meetings to gather input from stakeholders on the strategy and delivery of the Global Challenges Research Fund. The 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…

Seminar invite: Enhancing employability – do we really know what we are doing?

Newcastle Business School and Department of Psychology are holding a joint seminar on “Enhancing Employability” on Thursday 23rd June from 13.00-16.30 at City Campus East CCE1-224c to which all interested staff are welcome. The seminar will examine developments in the conceptualisation and theorisation of employability from empirical research. It also aims to question the established…