Monthly Archives: October 2012

Understanding Open Access

Want to know more about Open Access? Peter Suber’s Introduction to Open Access is a good place to start.

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10 Open Access resources

There are many ways to find open access materials for research and teaching. A Google search will discover lots of Open Access materials but the resources below provide a gateway to OA. 1. Open DOAR provides a comprehensive list of …
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Access to Research Data

Research data is a hot topic as funding organisations increasingly require the deposit of research data in publicly accessible archives or repositories. The aim of many of these policies is to increase the transparency of the research process and to …
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Wellcome Trust – Ethics and society small grants

The Wellcome Trust invites proposals for its ethics and society small grants. These support small-scale research projects, scoping exercises or meetings whose subject matter falls within the remit of the ethics and society programme. The normal maximum that can be …
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Marie Curie career integration grants

The European Commission Framework Programme 7: People invites proposals for its Marie Curie career integration grants FP7-PEOPLE-2013-CIG call. This provides support for the training and career development of researchers in Europe. Funding aims to encourage researchers to establish themselves in …
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Leverhulme Trust – Visiting professorships

The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its visiting professorships which enable distinguished academics based overseas to spend between three and 10 months at a UK university, primarily to enhance the skills of academic staff or students at the host institution. …
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Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award

The Royal Academy of Engineering invites applications for the MacRobert award for innovation in engineering. This seeks to demonstrate the importance of engineering and the role of engineers and scientists in contributing to national prosperity and international prestige. Applications are …
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Science and security: linking social science, arts and humanities to understand the impacts of science and technology on defence and security

The Economic and Social Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, invite proposals for their call on science and security: linking social science, arts and humanities …
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FP7 ICT: UK Information Event on 2013 ICT Calls

A half day information event on upcoming opportunities in the Information Communication Technologies 2013 Work Programme will be held on 31 October 2012 in London. The information event, entitled ‘New EU Funding for Research & Development – €400 million’, will …
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FP7 SSH: Two Policy Reviews Published

The Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities Unit of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation has recently published two new policy reviews: the first on liberalisation and privatisation in the EU, and the other on the social inclusion of …
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