Posts tagged: Funding

Cuts to ODA Research funding

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. […]


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 […]


Research Impact Fund – Special Call

To support researchers at Salford in becoming more ‘impactful’, the University operates an internal Research Impact Fund, which offers: • up to £1000 that must be match-funded by your School/Research Centre, to individuals and groups in support of activities that reflect the University’s desire to increase the impact and reach of its research, and/or highlight […]


Research Impact and Funding

There is a growing body of opinion that holds that researchers have a responsibility to articulate the impact of their research to non-academic audiences. Indeed, the way in which research funding is allocated now increasingly reflects researchers’ ability to generate and demonstrate impact. A renewed emphasis on the importance of both planning and evidencing research […]


The Impact of Emotion on Attentional Processing

The way in which we allocate attention to our surroundings has a significant impact on our ability to perform well in any given task, and anything that limits attention can have serious consequences. Researchers from Psychology have been investigating the impact of emotion on attention and they have recently been awarded funding from the British […]


Are older people putting themselves at risk of falling when using a walking frame?

  Dunhill Medical Trust: £74,907 University of Salford: 1,2Thies SB, 2Granat M, 1Kenney L, 1Howard D, Webb J Oxford Brookes University:  Dawes H   Research programmes: 1Rehabilitation Technologies and Biomedical Engineering 2Measurement and Quantification of Physical Behaviour   Walking aids are prescribed to older people to help improve their stability and mobility. However, somewhat paradoxically, […]