Posts from May 2016

EU Research Funding: UKRO Day at Salford

31 May 2016

EU Research Funding: UK Research Office (UKRO) visit day at Salford

Information sessions with Ian Devine, European Adviser at UKRO, and the Research & Enterprise Development Team, University of Salford

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Newton Building, Room 233

The Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation Programme is the EU’s primary research & innovation funding mechanism. The programme is hugely popular and many calls are extremely competitive. We have therefore invited our UKRO European Advisor, Ian Devine, to visit Salford on 15 June to give the view from Brussels on how to develop your proposals in order to have the best possible chance of success.

With a budget of €80bn covering the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the key source of research funding available from the EU and offers opportunities for international research collaboration, European and international fellowships, individual research grants, feasibility studies and research for SMEs, doctoral training and much more. read more

Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarships 2016-17

17 May 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarship scheme 2016-17 is now open for applications.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarship is a one year scheme that offers focussed support to promising early career researchers across the university. All scholars will become members of a network that will meet on a regular basis to discuss research ideas and share expertise. These meetings will offer scholars the opportunity to discuss new developments in their research area. Furthermore, a tailored training programme and a dedicated support for bid writing activities will be provided. read more

Launch of 2016-17 Internal Research Funding Scheme

16 May 2016

The Research & Enterprise Development Team are pleased to announce that the internal research funding scheme for 2016-17 is now open and accepting applications.

Following a review of all schemes, we have revised our internal funding provision and now offer funding support for a range of research activity via a single application process.  Details and guidance can be found in the application form (see below).

Please note that the Research Impact Fund will continue to be run as a separate scheme. For details and queries about this scheme, please contact Chris Hewson.

The new scheme will run on a call basis with four deadlines spread across the year as follows: read more