Author Archives: Research and Strategic Bidding Office
Our Research team from the Computing Department and Moulton College are developing a sensor to detect lameness in sheep. Associate Professor Dr. Ali Al-Sherbaz will be appearing on the BBC One – The One Show tonight at 7pm. Tune in to find out more about this research, how this infection costs UK farming about £80m/yr and whether the solution could lie in a ‘Fitbit’ for sheep.
The RSB office are hosting their Coffee Morning next Wednesday, 15th November 2017 in the Top Lodge Conservatory, Park Campus.
Whether you’re working on a specific application, have a project in mind or just want to know more about the support we can provide, then please stop by for a chat between 10.30am-12pm. Tea and coffee, nice biscuits will be on offer to warm you up on these chilly mornings.
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Are you interested in applying for Erasmus+ funding? With a deadline in March of next year, now is the ideal time to start thinking about your project. This workshop will cover the basics of the Erasmus+ Programme and give you an understanding of what a successful application looks like. Dr David Preece (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education and Humanities) will share his experiences of his Erasmus+ project.
Paul Bramble (Research Project Manager) and Helen Backhouse (RSB Officer) from the Research and Strategic Bidding Office will also be running this workshop.
Thursday, 16th November from 10am-12pm in Room Y201, Yelvertoft on Park Campus.
Please book your place via the Eventbrite link.
Fresh into a new Academic year, the RSB team have their first Coffee Morning next Wednesday, 18th October 2017 in the Top Lodge Conservatory, Park Campus.
Drop in anytime between 10.30am-12pm for a chat about Gateway Haplo, our new funding system or help on funding applications. You may have a project you wish to discuss or want to know more about the opportunities and support we have available. Tea and coffee, nice biscuits and friendly advice is on offer.
Innovate UK have announced additional funding for 200 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) this financial year which will enable collaboration with businesses and deliver a REF impact. Come along to this event and find out the support available to take advantage of this increase. KTPs provide a rewarding ongoing collaboration with businesses and there are two KTPs currently underway here at Northampton.
Hear from Steve McGonigal (Programme Leader & Senior Lecturer for Product Design in FAST) on the practices and the benefits from the KTP process. Charlotte Patrick (Key Sector and Knowledge Transfer Manager) will also update on the support and benefits dedicated to KTPs.
Wednesday, 8th November from 4-5pm in the Newton Grand Hall on Avenue Campus.
To book your place, please click on the Eventbrite link.
The RSB office are excited to announce that the Funding Module of Gateway will be going live from Friday, 15th September. This new system will replace the RGA forms and the need for paper sign off. From the 15th anyone developing or submitting an application for research or enterprise funding will be able to get their application signed off in Gateway.
You’ll be happy to know that the new system will deliver a number of improvements:-
- Better reporting of projects
- Improved visibility of workloads, deadlines and outstanding tasks
- Increased accuracy in fund reporting
- Ability to request review of proposals by peers, RSB or others at a touch of a button.
To help staff in the introduction of this new funding module, a Drop-In Session will take place on Monday, 18th September from 10am-2pm in the Top Lodge Conservatory – bring your laptop or phone and the RSB team will be available to talk you through this new process. If you prefer a 1:1 or group session, please contact RSB@northampton.ac.uk and we will be happy to come to you. Depending on demand, further drop-in sessions can be planned.
We are looking forward to this new system going live and believe it will provide a more efficient way of managing research funding.
Led by Dr Cristina Devecchi, Associate Professor (SEN)
If you are engaged in research or use research in your teaching, this seminar is for you. In this informative seminar, Dr Cristina Devecchi will explain what is theory and the role of theory in research, policy and practice. Whether theory can result in better policies and improvements to practice.
Tuesday 6th June 2017 at 1-4pm, Room C107, Cottesbrooke, Park Campus,
Facilitated by the Centre for Education and Research. For more information please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to Know More about Finding the Right Funder?
This interactive workshop is designed to help you to navigate the funding landscape and will cover topics on identifying the main sources of funding, how to use GRANTfinder effectively and winning tactics on how to increase your chance of success. The session is ideal if you have specific research ideas and would like help in finding external funding for them. Facilitated by Karen Lewis, Bidding Manager for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office.
This workshop will take place on Thursday, 25th May from 10am-12pm in Room S036, Sulgrave Building, Park Campus. To book a place, please click on the Eventbrite link.