May 2016 archive

HEA – Collaborative Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Higher Education Academy, in collaboration with the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, and the Department for the Economy Northern Ireland, invites applications for its collaborative awards for teaching excellence. These celebrate collaborative learning and teaching initiatives that positively impact on the student experience in creative and …

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Fast Track Impact By Mark Reed (Podcasts)

The podcast for researchers who want to be more productive and achieve real-world impacts from their research. Every week, Mark Reed gives you practical tips and discusses how you can enhance the impact of your research, based on the latest research. Available here: http://apple.co/1Yz5Mp2 Fast track your research impact. Improve your productivity. Tips & training …

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Is it a good idea to write a grant application?

In this series of blog posts I want to create a clear, step-by-step recipe that anybody can use to write a research-grant application. I am focusing particularly on project grants, partly because that is what I know about and partly because that is the kind of grant that most Universities, including Sunderland, most want to …

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How to Get Feedback on your Draft Grant Application

I can give feedback on a project grant application within 24 hours. Sometimes a lot quicker than that. To get the most out of me, there are three things you should do. • Get the structure of the case for support right. • Match the summary to the case for support. • Use the Funding development team …

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Take One Medium Sized Project

In this series of blog posts I want to create a clear, step-by-step recipe that anybody can use to write a research-grant application. I am focusing particularly on project-grants or fellowships. A project grant is a grant to provide resources needed to carry out a defined research project. A fellowship is a project-grant in which …

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UKRCs, NIHR and other funders: Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting – Antimicrobial resistance

The Research Councils, along with other UK funders including the National Institute for Health Research are planning to announce a call for both smaller pump priming grants and larger collaborative research grants which will address theme four of the cross-Research Council initiative: ‘Behaviour within and beyond the health care setting’. This call aims to expand …

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Research Councils UK and the Digital Catapult Centre: researcher in residence programme.

This enables researchers at any career stage to spend time at the Digital Catapult Centre or a relevant partner organisation to undertake a project that will generate impact for the digital economy in the broadest sense. Projects can either be applied or strategic in nature: •applied projects – will generally be user-centred and focused on …

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ESRC/AHRC – Pre-Call Announcement for innovation awards under PaCCS

The ESRC and AHRC will shortly be launching a call for inter-disciplinary innovation awards under the Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS) focusing on Conflict and International Development. Proposals may focus on any stage of the lifecycles of conflict from the community level through to the global which affect the welfare of people …

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