Dear colleagues, there recently has been the announcement of funding cuts affecting several programs and funders. The scale of the planned cuts will result in the termination of existing and future research projects. These follow the Chancellor’s decision to reduce overseas aid spending from 0.7% to 0.5% of gross national income. This was reported in
Dear colleagues, if you have previously applied to Global Challenges Research (GCRF) or Newton funding? Please be aware that these funding might be affected by the planned government cuts to Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding. As a result, these cuts also affect other UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding which would typically require ODA/GCRF co-funding.
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
Dear Colleagues, It’s that time of the year when the University shuts down for Christmas holidays.. The Research Development Team will be working until Friday December 18, 2020. We will be opening in the new year..precisely January 04, 2021. We wish you all a great break..and look forward to a great year!
Dear Colleagues, There have been revisions to the University Policies and Regulations which can be found here. The Research Bidding guidelines for instance are useful to peruse if you are interested in bidding for funding. Another interesting guideline is the Anti-Money Laundering Policy. Money laundering is the process of taking profits obtained illegally and transforming them into legitimate assets. The University has several controls in place to minimise the
Have you prepared a bid or grant application for submission in the past few months? Did you notice that there are a few changes in the process? Here are the changes: * Colleagues need to complete a Grant notification form (NGA). * The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) must sign the NGA. * A requirement