Archive for January 18, 2021

UK participation in EU Programmes for Research, Innovation and Higher Education

Following Brexit, the following is an update regarding UK participation in Horizon Europe and other EU programmes 

As part of the agreement reached between the UK and the EU, the UK has announced that it will associate to Horizon Europe. Association will give UK scientists, researchers and businesses access to funding under the programme on equivalent terms as organisations in EU countries. The next step is for both sides to formally adopt the full text of the agreement taking into account the finalised EU Programme Regulations. 

The UK also reached agreement with the EU and Euratom to associate to the next Euratom Research & Training Programme 2021-2025 subject to ratification of the overall deal and finalisation of the regulations.   read more


Research Impact Fund 2020/21 – Special Call

The Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy 2017-2027 places impact at its heart, with one of its core values being to ‘transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries to deliver innovative fundamental and applied research with impact’.

With this in mind, the Research Impact Fund is offering individuals and groups up to £3000 that must be match-funded by their School/Research Centre, in support of activities that reflect the University’s desire to increase the impact and reach of its research for future REF exercises and wider activities. read more