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In Conversation with Ruth Lister – 8/10/14, SMB017, 13:00

The Sexual Politics Research Group, supported by the Communication, Culture and Citizenship Challenge is pleased to announce that the inaugural event of the In Conversation series will feature Ruth Lister CBE, FBA, AcSS, Labour peer and Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University. The In Conversation series features prominent feminist academics and public figures, […]

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H2020 Online Training Videos

Agilent Technologies in collaboration with LGI Consulting have developed a series of free online video training courses for ‘EU Horizon 2020 Grant Writing’. Individual modules: Course 1: HORIZON 2020 and Life Sciences Course 2: Administration and Finance in HORIZON 2020 Course 3: Collaborative project management and dissemination Course 4: The new funding schemes and other […]

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EPSRC Future Manufacturing Research Hubs – Deadline 11/11/14

EPSRC is inviting outline applications for a number of large-scale, multidisciplinary research Hubs to address major, long-term challenges facing manufacturing industries, as well as capture opportunities from emerging research areas. A total of £20 million is available to support two Hubs for seven years, which will each have a programme of innovative research in the […]

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MeDe – Fresh Ideas Fund – Deadline 19/12/14

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation) is committed to growing a national research platform in innovative Class III, musculoskeletal medical device manufacturing. They wish to fund new ideas and different approaches to broaden their current portfolio of research – to broaden questions; meet industry demands and satisfy the needs in […]

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Innovation for Therapeutics Discovery, Leeds – 12/11/14

Wednesday 12th November 2014, 10:00 – 16:30, Leeds Club, 3 Albion Place Leeds University Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Innovation Hub are hosting an industry-academia partnering event. The programme for the day includes: ** Platform and poster presentations from current researchers ** Highlights of industry-relevant research at Leeds University ** Networking opportunities throughout the day ** One-to-one meetings […]

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BBSRC Innovator of the Year – Deadline for Nominations 27/10/14

BBSRC’s Innovator of the Year (2015) competition is now open, with a nomination deadline of 27 October 2014. This competition recognises and rewards individuals and small teams who have harnessed the potential of their excellent research. The competition has three categories: Commercial Social Most promising Winners in each category will receive a £15,000 award, with a further £15,000 for the […]

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Human Factors : Improving Quality & Safety in Healthcare – 3/11/14, London

This information-packed event will explore how to improve quality and safety. It will include two plenaries, six presentations, a poster presentation session and interactive workshops led by experienced human factors professionals. Find out about the challenges facing designers of healthcare products, learn about the effect of fatigue on quality of medical records, and discover how to apply […]

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Arthritis Research UK – Programme and Project Grants

The current deadline for project grants is 26 November 2014. Arthritis Research UK will consider project grant support of clinical projects relating to pathogenesis, diagnosis or treatment, as well as projects of a more fundamental scientific nature, provided that they offer promise of advancement in the understanding of arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases. Project grants may provide […]

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ITN and Proposal Writing Events – London, 22/10/14

In its capacity as UK National Contact Point for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, the UK Research Office is holding information and proposal writing events for researchers who are interested in applying for the 2015 MSCA ‘Innovative Training Networks’ call, which opened on 2 September 2014, with a closing date of 13 January 2014. The events will cover […]

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Brain Injury HTC – Opportunity for Funding – 24/10/2014

Brain Injury – Innovation Small Funding Competition 2014/15 The NIHR Brain Injury Healthcare Technology Co-operative is pleased to announce its first competition for pilot project funding (up to £10,000) for the early development of novel technology-based solutions applicable to the acquired brain injury pathway, from the initial acute event through to long term rehabilitation ( […]

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