The R&KT Office is holding its first seminar of the academic year TOMORROW, Thursday 2nd October, between 1-2 pm in the IBR Seminar Room (N143).
The seminar will highlight the information we produce in the R&KT Office about funding opportunities and some of the more unusual opportunities.
Please come along if you can! Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who came along to the recent translational funding event, where we had speakers from BBSRC, BHF, CRUK, MRC and The Wellcome Trust. Feedback has been very positive, both from the academics and the funders involved.
We will be arranging similar networking opportunities in the future and would like to hear which funders you are interested in meeting. Presentations from the day can be requested from your Tech Transfer Officer, Claire Fenlon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Unlock the translational potential of your research
On Thursday 10th July, the College of Medical & Dental Sciences are hosting a Translational Funding Event to raise awareness around what translational funding is available, which may appropriate for you, and at what stage you should be considering external translational funding schemes. Continue reading
MRC highlights the potential scientific benefits of taking the time to chat to fellow researchers over a coffee in their regular newsletter Network. There are also articles on the greatest scientific advances of the past 100 years and hopes for the future, their picks of the latest discoveries, and some funding information. Continue reading
Many of our research funders (including the Wellcome Trust, RCUK, Royal Society, Cancer Research UK and EU Horizon 2020) support open and unrestricted access to published research.
Importantly, RCUK’s open-access policy came into effect on 1st April 2013, and all papers resulting from Research Council-funded activities must now be published in open-access journals or placed in open repositories. RCUK will provide block grants to HEIs for the payment of article processing charges (APCs) and other publication charges, so you’ll no longer be able to include these costs within individual grant applications. Continue reading