October 2014 archive

SBRI Healthcare Autumn 2014 – £2.5m funding available

SBRI Healthcare Autumn 2014 The National Health Service England and the NHS Academic Health Science Networks have opened multiple new SBRI competitions with a total of £2.5m funding available in Phase 1 to develop technologies and innovative solutions that can provide better health outcomes in the areas of: Innovation in child & adolescent mental health Improving …

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AHRC funding opportunities

AHRC Collaborative doctoral partnerships Closing Date- 10 Dec 14 The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites applications for its collaborative doctoral partnerships. These enable non-HEI organisations or consortia with a proven track record in postgraduate research to apply for a cohort of studentships. Funding aims to: •give applicants greater autonomy in the selection of PhD …

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Measuring research impact – report from the Medical Research Council

Measuring research impact beyond academia is becoming a standardised part of research.  Thanks in part to the changes to the REF, more and more emphasis is being placed on the need to demonstrate the value of research more widely.  With that in mind, the latest research outputs, outcomes and impact report from the Medical Research …

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AHRC – International networking funding for researchers

New HERA matchmaking event for ‘Uses of the Past’ In preparation for its major new trans-national funding initiative ‘Uses of the Past,’ HERA is currently inviting researchers to apply to attend a matchmaking event, taking place in Tallinn, Estonia on 29 January 2015. The Uses of the Past call will be formally launched in January …

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Researchfish News

Previous to September 2014 Research Councils used separate systems to collect research outcomes. Due to a need for greater uniformity of user experience and harmonisation of the data collected to improve analysis, reporting and communications, the RCUK Research Outcomes Harmonisation Project was established. The RCUK Research Outcomes Harmonisation Project oversaw the implementation of a harmonised …

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British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant Scheme – Now Open!

Round of the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant scheme has now opened. The deadline for applicants to this scheme is 5pm on 15th October 2014, with the approver deadline at 5pm on 16th October 2014. Please note – the latest time at which applications will be accepted from both applicants and approvers via eGAP will …

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