July 2016 archive

Jul 22

Royal Academy of Engineering Public Engagement Awards

If you have an imaginative idea that helps engineers to communicate their expertise and passion to a wider audience – The Royal Academy of Engineering invites applications for its public engagement awards. These support projects that engage the public with engineers and engineering. Projects should aim to achieve the following: •inspire public engagement with engineering; …

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Jul 22

Robotics and autonomous systems: apply for innovation funding

Competition is open now! There will be a briefing webinar on 27 July 2016 Find out more about this competition In brief: Innovate UK is inviting businesses to apply for a share of £5 million to develop innovative applications of robotics and autonomous systems. Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to …

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Jul 22

HEFCE policy for Open Access in REF2021

HEFCE policy for Open Access in REF2021 Qualifying research outputs that do not comply with the policy will not be eligible for REF submission. HEFCE’s OA policy states that: – “To be eligible for submission to the post-2014 REF, authors’ final peer-reviewed manuscripts [post-print] must have been deposited in an institutional or subject repository on …

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Jul 20

Pre-Call Announcement for ESRC-NSPCC Call on Children’s Mental Health

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), in partnership with the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), is planning to issue a call for proposals that will contribute to their joint interests in mental health and the NSPCC’s new research programme: Helping Children Get Back on Track. The funders are interested …

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Jul 20

New Call Announcement – British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowships 2016 for Malaysia, Mexico and South Africa

The British Academy (BA) is inviting applications to the second 2016 round of the Newton Advanced Fellowships scheme. Fellowship funding is available over a period of up to three years (depending on the applicant’s home country) to support researchers working in any area of the social sciences and humanities. The aims of the fellowship scheme …

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Jul 01

ORCID identifiers now live in the Je-S grants system

Researchers can now create or connect their ORCID identifier (ORCID iD) in the Research Councils’ grants system (Je-S) by logging in to their personal information page. This is an important first step towards improving the flow of research information across the higher education sector. ORCID offers a platform for researchers to capture their scholarly activities …

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Jul 01

ESRC-AHRC – Forced displacement call

The Economic and Social Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, under the Global Challenges Research Fund, invite proposals for their call on forced displacement. This supports innovative, interdisciplinary projects related to the experiences of the forced displaced, focusing on a breadth of economic, social, legal and cultural challenges, and issues facing displaced …

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