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Open Access Week 2019

By Library & Learning Services We have a series of great events for Open Access Week this year. All are welcome! Monday 21st October, 9:30-10:30am Open Book Publishers webinar Learn about the work of this award-winning, non-profit, academic-led publisher that … Continue reading

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Learning Services – Scopus

by Liam Bullingham Learning Services have been evaluating our academic literature databases over the summer and learned there has been a steady drop in the use Web of Science, a multidisciplinary citations database. To see whether an alternative may work … Continue reading

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NIHR announces annual social care funding competition

We’re pleased to announce that the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme will be running a dedicated social care funding call on an annual basis. RfPB’s first social care funding call, launched in 2018, has invested £2.5 million in … Continue reading

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RDS NW August 2019 e-bulletin

In this issue: Call for Public Reviewers for RDS NW Pre-submission Review Panels, New NIHR Website and NIHRtv, How to be a good Chief Investigator, Health Research Authority: New Participant Identification Centres model agreements, Events, funding opportunities and approaching funding … Continue reading

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UKRI launches £98m healthy ageing research fund

UK Research and Innovation has launched the Healthy Ageing Programme, a £98 million strand of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund that aims to increase research that will support the UK’s ageing population. https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/news/uk/research-councils/2019/8/UKRI-launches–98m-healthy-ageing-research-fund.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=rpMailing&utm_campaign=personalNewsDailyUpdate_2019-08-05#sthash.BWcDafHI.dpuf

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Development through the creative industries in Turkey workshop bursaries

The Arts and Humanities Research Council, under the Newton-Katip Çelebi Fund, and in partnership with the Istanbul Development Agency invites expressions of interest for its development through the creative industries in Turkey workshop bursaries. These enable researchers to attend a … Continue reading

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GCRF Global Multimorbidity – Seed-funding 2019

Multimorbidity is recognized as a significant and rapidly increasing health, economic and societal problem in low- middle- and high-income settings. A collective and coordinated effort is required to deliver a step-change in the prevention, measurement, management and treatment of multimorbidity … Continue reading

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The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its study abroad studentships. These enable students to undertake an extended period of advanced study or research at a centre of learning anywhere in the world except for the UK and USA. All subject … Continue reading

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AHRC UK-China research-industry creative partnerships call

The Arts and Humanities Research Council, in partnership with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Innovate UK, the Shanghai Theatre Academy and the Shanghai Economic and Information Technology Commission, invites proposals for its partnership development grants for UK-China collaborations … Continue reading

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The Royal Society invites applications for its university research fellowships

The Royal Society invites applications for its university research fellowships. These enable early-career scientists to build an independent research career in the natural sciences. This covers all fields of natural sciences, including biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics, but … Continue reading

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