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Sarah Agnew

Gerry Czerniawski from the University of East London has written an excellent blog giving his top tips for career development for ECRs.  Whist it is aimed at researchers in Education (it is written for the British Education Research Association, or BERA for short) many of the tips can be applied to other disciplines.

You can read Gerry’s blog here.


ERC Starting Grant events in the UK, 19 & 26 July

​As UK National Contact Point for the European Research Council (ERC), UKRO is holding two events for researchers interested in applying for the 2018 ERC Starting Grant call.  There will be an event at the Natural History Museum in London on 19 July from 10.45-13.30 and another identical event at the University of Edinburgh on 26 July…

Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships call open, deadline 14 Sept

This year’s call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships has launched with a deadline of 14 September 2017. Full call information, including the Guide for Applicants, is available on the European Commission’s Participant Portal. Individual Fellowships (IF) are aimed at individual fellows who already have a doctorate or equivalent research experience. They enable researchers to advance their…

David Young

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.


Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures 2017 call overview, UK National Contact Point, 12 Dec, 2pm, Newcastle University

If you are interested in finding out more about the Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures 2017 call which opens in early December,  Dr Katie Ward, UK H2020 National Contact Point, will be giving an overview of the call at Newcastle University’s Institute of Genetic Medicine on 12 December at 14.00. For more information on how to register,…

UK Information Day on H2020 Societal Challenge 5 2017 Calls

The Enterprise Europe Network, in partnership with Innovate UK, is organising a National Information Day on the 2017 round of calls for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 – Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials on 23 November in Birmingham. The event will introduce the content of the forthcoming calls, present insights and priorities…