Author Archives: Jenny Lawson

Developing external funding proposals workshop 16th January

The Research Office will be running a workshop on developing external funding proposals on 16th January. The outcomes of the session will be: – have an understanding of external funding and the funding landscape – be able to select a … Continue reading

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New international development research programme announced by UK Research and Innovation

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is today announcing (10th December) the ‘GCRF Collective Programme’. This new Programme will bring together a wide range of researchers from across the UK and developing countries to generate innovative solutions to intractable development issues and … Continue reading

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British Academy new Research and Higher Education Policy newsletter

The British Academy  has announced their 1st Research and Higher Education Policy newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/thebritishacademy.ac.uk/he-policy-newsletter-december-2018?e=4ca43d75c7 Sign up to the newsletter at: https://thebritishacademy.us16.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=6086c307824133f1f1d971b9f&id=604c59cedc

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New Version of the Participant Portal Due to Go Live This Week

In recent weeks, the current Participant Portal has been advertising upcoming changes to the portal layout. As of Friday 30 November, these changes will take effect and the new Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal will replace the current version, as previously indicated by UKRO. As well … Continue reading

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Researchers want more say in Strategic Priorities Fund

UK Research and Innovation has come under fire from scientists who feel it failed to engage properly with them on the design of the Strategic Priorities Fund, one of the funder’s flagship schemes for interdisciplinary research. See more at: https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/news/uk/research-councils/2018/11/Researchers-want-more-say-in-Strategic-Priorities-Fund.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=rpMailing&utm_campaign=researchFortnightNews_2018-11-28#sthash.akiNRQ5j.dpuf

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UKRI will decide scope of Plan S next year

Detail of open-access initiative leaves room for manoeuvre UK Research and Innovation will decide next year which of the projects that it funds will have to meet the requirements of controversial open-access initiative Plan S when it comes into force … Continue reading

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Biodiversity problems take centre stage

European researchers at heart of drive for global targets Scientists need to guide world leaders to clear and influential targets for combating biodiversity losses in the same way that they have driven international climate accords, say research and civil society … Continue reading

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Leverhulme Trust New website launched

Leverhulme New website launched   The Trust is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Please update your bookmarks, as some URLs may have changed. If you cannot find the page you are looking for please do get … Continue reading

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ACADEMIC WRITING RETREAT, CHAPELGARTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE, Wed 12th-Fri 14th DECEMBER 2018

Want to make space and time to achieve your academic writing goals before the end of the year? Need to get that book, chapter, article, thesis or research grant proposal written? Structured academic writing retreats can provide much needed space … Continue reading

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NIHR Research Design Service North West’s November 2018 e-bulletin is now available

RDS NW monthly e-Bulletins  

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