Research funding and resources in May

Research Bites in May is all about Research funding and resources. Our colleagues from, the Research and Contracts Support Offices, and out in the departments will be sharing their advice and expertise. 

Research Professional – how to find research funding opportunities
Friday 8th May, 12.00. LICA A05
An overview of Research Professional and how to use the database to find funding opportunities.
Andrew Wilkinson, Research Support Officer, Research & Contracts Support Office.

***Rescheduled***

Research finances – costs to consider in your proposal
Friday 15th May, 12.00. LICA A05
Look at the cost of the resources required to carry out your research project in line with research funder guidelines, and to what extent these costs are covered by research funders. Includes staff, non-staff costs, indirect and estates costs.
Claire O’Donnell, Research Support Officer, Research & Contracts Support Office.

Managing EU budgets – including Horizon 2020
Thursday 21st May, 12.00. LICA A05
Insights on how to manage EU budgets, including Horizon 2020 projects.
Mary English, Project Manager, Engineering.

Research finances – costs to consider in your proposal
Thursday 22nd May, 12.00. LICA A05
Look at the cost of the resources required to carry out your research project in line with research funder guidelines, and to what extent these costs are covered by research funders. Includes staff, non-staff costs, indirect and estates costs.
Claire O’Donnell, Research Support Officer, Research & Contracts Support Office.

Completing timesheets for EU projects
Wednesday 27th May, 12.00. LICA A05
Why are timesheets needed? Who’s required to keep them? Are there any specific guidelines I need to follow? Yes! Timesheets are a requirement in EU funding. They are used to calculate all staff costs. Common errors directly impact your budget. Learn how to get it right the first time.
Georgina Ramsden, Project Administrator, Physics/Mathematics & Statistics.

How to write a good justification of resources for a research application
Friday 29th May, 12.00. LICA A05
To help explain how the Justification of Resources should be written so reviewers can assess whether the resources requested are appropriate for the research posed.
Diane Brackley, Research Support Officer, Research & Contracts Support Office.

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  1. The programme has been amended on 5th May – The session on Friday 15th May has been rescheduled to the Friday 22nd May.

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