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EPSRC Reviews Research Areas and Plans 2017/18 Calls

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The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has today published a review of its “Balancing Capability” strategy. This follows “extensive engagement” with the research community and forms the basis of its portfolio over the next five years. It includes a review of the 111 individual research areas which span the entire remit of EPSRC funding as…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 21st February, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 21st February between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a…

Research Outcomes Submission Period Now Open!

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The 2017 RCUK Research Outcomes submission period is now open until 16th March 2017. Reporting research outcomes annually via Researchfish has now replaced most final reports on grants and is essential to enable RCUK to demonstrate the value and impact of research supported through public funding. RCUK uses information that researchers provide on the outputs, outcomes…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 14th February, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 14th February between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a…

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Prof. Mark Reed from Fast Track Impact has blogged about his recent experiences on a Global Challenges Research Fund panel. His tips on writing a fundable GCRF proposal include selecting target countries with care, clearly identifying and explaining the target groups who will benefit, and building on existing in-country partnerships where possible.

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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…

E&E Research Funding Weekly Drop-In Session: Tuesday 7th February, 2.30-5.00pm, Ellison B103

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David Young (Research Funding and Policy Manager) and Andy Pearce (Pre-Award Coordinator) will be available on Tuesday 7th February between 2.30 and 5.00pm in Ellison B103. If you’re a member of academic staff, a postdoc or a research student in Engineering and Environment, come along to ask us a question about research funding, future calls for proposals or to discuss a…