GRANTfinder 4 Education is a database that the University of Northampton subscribes to giving a range of funding information and opportunities.
Whether you are a new user or have had an account for a while, come along to this workshop to get tips and advice about how to make the most of your Grantfinder4Education login. Facilitated by Karen Lewis, Bidding Manager for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office, this session is an interactive workshop.
Computers will be provided or feel free to bring along your laptop.
Wednesday, 24th January 2018 from 10am-12pm in Room G152, Grendon on Park Campus
Please book your place via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-the-most-of-grantfinder-tickets-40875149673
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.
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.
All you need to know when Writing a Winning Bid
Writing a winning bid isn’t as simple as just putting your ideas down on paper. Making sure that your written application does your project justice is key to impressing the reviewers and securing funding. Facilitated by Helen Backhouse, Bidding Officer for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office, this workshop will equip you with the tools to write a winning bid of your own.
Tuesday, 25th April from 2-4pm in Room C312, Cottesbrooke Building, Park Campus.
To book your place, please click on the Eventbrite link.
Do you wish to learn more on Project Management?
Whether you are leading a project or acting as a partner, this short workshop will provide an understanding of Project Management processes to enable you to deliver a successful project. Facilitated by Paul Bramble, Project Officer for the Research and Strategic Bidding Office.
This workshop will take place on Monday, 6th March from 2-4pm in Room SOO8, Sulgrave Building, Park Campus. To book a place, please click on the Eventbrite link below.
Do you want to learn about IP? Protect your knowledge and creations? Look at ways in which you can work with industry?
Come along to the RSB Workshop and learn more about IP and why you need to protect creations and knowledge when partnering with industry. This Workshop is facilitated by Christi Mitchell of Highbury Consulting, the University’s partner for IP protection and commercialisation. Christi brings with her vast experience of supporting Universities and other organisations with their IP.
To book a place on this Workshop, please click on the Eventbrite link.
Thursday, 23rd February from 2-4pm
Change of Venue – please note this workshop will now take place in Room MY85, Maidwell Building, Avenue Campus
- Go to Gateway.
- Log in, choose the link ‘Calendar’ from the left hand menu.
- Click on the title of the workshop you’re interested in – all workshops/events are in date order.
- Click on the Green dot ‘Respond’.
- Choose ‘Attending’ then submit. You have the option to write a note, for instance if you know you’re going to be late arriving at the workshop.
- If you subsequently need to cancel your place just repeat the process and change the response to ‘Not Attending’.
- If you are interested in the workshop but cannot attend the date scheduled then choose Defer. This will let me know that you are interested in attending another time. We may be able to schedule the workshop again.
- To check which workshops you have booked onto and generate a list of attendances, read on.
The Graduate School Development Programme has a variety of different workshops and events running in February for doctoral students and early career researchers.
Featured are three development days; one for all research students on publishing and promoting your research, another is a finishing day, for research students nearing the end of their doctorate, which includes workshops on finishing your thesis, preparing for the viva and proofreading your work. And we are also running our first ever leadership skills for researchers day.
Our main event this month is the launch of Images of Research Competition 2015-16. The Images of Research 2015-16 drinks reception will be held on Monday 1st February in Avenue Gallery Corridor from 5-6:30pm. Please come along – all invited. The exhibition will remain here until 19th February so do visit the exhibition and vote for your top three favourites.
Workshops running in February and early March include using MS Excel for statistics, mock interview and CV careers workshops, and a workshop looking at building professional relationships and how to get the best from the student/supervisor relationship. For more information and booking links read on.
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Graduate School workshops and events, for research students and early-career researchers, are administered through a booking system called Eventbrite. So I thought it time for a post outlining the booking process. Each individual event or workshop has its own booking code, a Web link, which looks something like this – http://gsannconf2014.eventbrite.co.uk/. You can find an up-to-date list of all our workshops and events, and their codes, at the Research Hub post here. Read on to learn about the easy-peasy booking process, cancelling and keeping up to date. Read the rest of this entry