Tag: Research Councils

May 02

Second GCRF Collective Fund call will be launched in late summer 2017

esearch Councils UK are pleased to announce that a second GCRF Collective Fund call will be launched in late summer 2017. This call will establish a cohort of large-scale Global Challenges Interdisciplinary Research Hubs, which will be expected to deliver integrated and innovative international research programmes meeting the aims of Official Development Assistance (ODA). These …

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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 21

Report published on the arrangements for Researcher Development

RCUK has published a Report on the 2013 Survey of the Impact of the Funding Change for Researcher Development. The survey, covering institutional strategy for researcher development, its organisation and delivery, feedback and review mechanisms, funding issues and remaining or emerging challenges and opportunities, is intended to enable institutions to compare their position with overall …

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Jul 17

ESRC celebrating impact prize

The Economic and Social Research Council invites applications for its celebrating impact prize. This prize is intended to recognise and reward ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are currently achieving, outstanding economic or societal impacts through their research and collaborative working, partnerships, engagement and knowledge exchange activities. There are six categories for this prize: •impact …

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Jul 11

Statement of Expectations for Research Fellowships and Future Research Leaders

Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today published its Statement of Expectations for Research Fellowships and Future Research Leaders, which sets out common principles for the support of all Research Council-funded fellowships and future research leaders. The Research Councils want to ensure that the individuals funded as fellows or future research leaders are equipped and supported …

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Jun 17

BioMedical Catalyst – Briefing & Workshop Event

The Biomedical Catalyst Event ‘Navigating the Valley of Death’ will take place in Leeds on 24 June. The Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) is a joint programme from the Technology Strategy Board and the Medical Research Council which offers funding to innovative small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and academics looking to work either individually or in …

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May 14

AHRC Collaborative doctoral awards

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) invites applications for its collaborative doctoral awards. These encourage and develop collaboration between higher education institution departments and non-academic organisations and businesses by providing opportunities for doctoral students to gain experience of work outside an academic environment. Awards are designed to encourage and establish links that are beneficial …

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