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ResearchBites Series: Introduction to Public Engagement in Research

23 November 2022, 12:00-13:00

Public engagement with research has a lot to offer. It can empower researchers, help develop new and transferable skills as well as influence your research. This workshop will explore the world of engagement and introduce you to different approaches as well as outline the engagement opportunities that are available at the University of Aberdeen.

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ResearchBites Series: Introduction to Contracts

16 November 2022, 12:00-13:30

This session will give a basic overview of the role of research contracts within the University.  We will look at reasons why we need a contract, how we form contracts, the benefits from contracts and how they are put in place to help improve and protect our research within the University.  All welcome to attend

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Defence and Secuity Accelerator In Person Information Session

15 November 2022, 13:00-14:00

The Defence and Security Accelerator funds innovative ideas that benefit the defence and security of the UK and contribute towards growth through Themed and Open Calls. Dr Debra Carr will give a short in-person presentation about DASA, the funding available, the application process and current and upcoming calls.  Refreshments will be provided.

Previous calls and previously funded projects are relevant to:

  • Physical Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Biological Sciences

Debra Carr will be available for one-on-one meetings with academics and researchers before and after the event.  If you would like to arrange for a short discussion with Debra, please contact Barbara Gorgoni.

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ResearchBites Series: Applying to the European Commission for Research Funding

7 November 2022, 12:00-13:00

An update on the European funding landscape, reshaping our engagement to continue to work with European partners and an update on the UKRI guarantee fund and Plan B. National Contact Point for ERC and Marie Curie, Dr Branwen Hide from UKRO will be joining the session

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ResearchBites Series: Introduction to Consultancy and Contract Research

3 November 2022, 12:00-13:30

 Learn more about these important sources of income and the support available from first approach to project conclusion.  We will walk you through the steps involved, the forms to complete and the pros and cons of each option. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A at the end.

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ResearchBites Series: Getting Started with Funding Applications

6 October 2022, 12:00-13:30

This session is most suitable for those who are new to making research funding applications. It will provide a starting point from which to approach a first grant application and will cover what you need to think about, who can support you and the internal University process.

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ResearchBites Series: Building your Budget

29 September 2022, 12:00-13:30

New to developing a budget for research applications? This session will primarily take you through the process of developing your grant budget and the type of costs you need to consider. We will use Worktribe (the University’s Research award Management System) to build the budget.  There will be time at the end of the session to ask questions.


ResearchBites Series:  Research Funding Landscape - How to Find Funding

21 September 2022, 12:00-13:30 - via MS Teams

An introduction to the UK research funding landscape with resources to help you identify internal and external research funding opportunities. 


Carnegie Trust Information Session 

20 September 2022

12:00-13:00

The Carnegie Trust is delighted to announce that its Research Incentive Grants (RIG) scheme for Early Career Researchers will re-open to new applications this Autumn. The scheme will continue to support Early Career Researchers who wish to undertake, a short research project, either of a stand-alone nature or in the form of an initial study leading to a more extensive project. The principal criteria for the award of a RIG are that the planned research is of excellent quality, will enable the principal investigator to develop a new project or line of research, and will lead to high quality outputs and outcomes.

The recording of the session is available here.


Scottish Universities Insights Institute (SUII) Insights Session

13 September 2022, 12:00-14:00

All Welcome

The Scottish Universities Insight Institute’s Charlie Woods (Director) and Nicola Duncan (Programme Manager) will be visiting the Old Aberdeen Campus on Tuesday 13th September for an informal session looking back at over 10 years of SUII knowledge exchange programmes and to present details of SUII’s new open call for proposals (open to all disciplines).

SUII supports programmes of knowledge exchange which address and provide insight on substantial issues that face Scotland and the wider world. Drawing on wide-ranging research knowledge from Scotland’s top research-led universities, together with international expertise and multi-sector perspectives, their programmes help to establish communities of practice, linking academia to the wider policy and practice community, and providing universities with pathways to impact for their research.

To register to attend please email the Grants Academy.


Research Bites Series: Online PERU Information Session

16 June 2022, 12:00-13:30

Do you want to engage with public audiences to showcase and discuss your research? Do you want to raise awareness of your research with local communities in the region and beyond? Join the Public Engagement with Research Unit for lunch and to find out how doing public engagement can benefit you and your research, upcoming public engagement opportunities, including Explorathon and the Festival of Social Sciences taking place later this year, and opportunities to access funding to deliver public engagement activities.

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ResearchBites Series: Introduction to the Centre for Sensing, Imaging and IoT Systems (CENSIS)

15 June 2022, 12:00-13:00 

Introduction to CENSIS – The centre for sensing, imaging and IoT systems.  CENSIS, are one of the 7 Innovation centres setup by the Scottish Government to support innovation and collaboration between Scotland’s universities and industry.   This virtual lunchtime event will provide an introduction to the organisation, their capabilities and opportunities for funding.    CENSIS would also like to hear about current areas of interest at the university and opportunities to build collaborative projects together.

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Conversations on...Women’s Health and Wellbeing

Tuesday 14th June, 1-4.30 pm, 7th Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library

All welcome

The Grants Academy in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Centres for Health, Nutrition & Wellbeing and Social Inclusion & Cultural Diversity are pleased to invite you to join this event which aims to disrupt, inspire and provoke participants to view women’s health from new perspectives and challenge perceptions of wellbeing.

The key aims of the session will be to enable participants to make connections, be curious, and seed collaborations. To guide discussion, we have tentatively identified four broad themes under which research questions/ challenges may sit:

(i) Quality of life & wellbeing

(ii) Inequalities & wellbeing

(iii) Wellbeing & the law

(iv) Societal perception of health and illness - portrayal of women’s health and the role of the arts and popular culture

Lunch will be available from 1 pm and the meeting will commence at 1.30 pm.

To register to attend please email the Aberdeen Grants Academy grantsacademy@abdn.ac.uk. For catering purposes we would be grateful if you could register, and advise of any dietary requirements, by Tuesday 7th June. 


ResearchBites Series: In-Person PERU Information Session

8 June 2022, 12:00-13:30

Do you want to engage with public audiences to showcase and discuss your research? Do you want to raise awareness of your research with local communities in the region and beyond? Join the Public Engagement with Research Unit for lunch and to find out how doing public engagement can benefit you and your research, upcoming public engagement opportunities, including Explorathon and the Festival of Social Sciences taking place later this year, and opportunities to access funding to deliver public engagement activities.

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ResearchBites Series: Research Culture Briefing

1 June 2022, 12:00-13:00 

Join Dr Jess Butler, Dr Claire Hawes, Jack Hellberg and Dr Ashish Malik to find out what research culture means, hear about the work of the University's Research Culture Group, and find out about related activities happening across the University.

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ResearchBites Series: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

26 May 2022, 12:00-13:00 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is an Innovate UK funding scheme which promotes knowledge transfer between an academic and a company.  KTP projects connect businesses that have an innovation idea with academic expertise to help deliver it.  Funding is open to projects in any sector and there are five application rounds per year with at least £33M of funding available in 2022/23.

This virtual lunchtime event will provide an overview of KTPs, and the application process. You will get to hear from our North of Scotland KTP team about the advantages of KTPs and the support available. The session will cover general information about the scheme as well as provide more detailed guidance on the application process, the support available to assist with assessing opportunities and preparation of applications/submissions.

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ResearchBites Series: Pure - Take control of your Pure profile

18 May 2022, 12:00-13:30

How to share content confidently through the University’s research Information system, Pure.  The session will cover:

The public side of Pure:

  • What information does Pure send to Staff pages, the Research Portal, and AURA
  • Open access and Open research benefits

Security, confidentiality, and accuracy:

  • Who can see your data, and why
  • How to report issues or errors

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ResearchBites Series: Sharing Data from Third parties for Research Projects 

12 May 2022, 12:00-13:30

Have you ever acquired data from an organisation for your research? Not all data is in the public domain and when you request data from a third party you might find there are some restrictions on how, when and where you can use it. This session will explore the need for data that is confidential, proprietary, or otherwise considered sensitive and help you to understand your responsibilities when utilising that data in your research project. We will explore the legal agreements that staff and students are often asked to sign and guide you through the approach taken at the university to minimise the risks involved in using third party data.

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ResearchBites Series: Practical Management of a Research Project

5 May 2022, 12:00-13:30

This session has been devised to support those who are encountering funded research activities for the first time.  Delegates should have applied for funding and/or secured their first research grant in the past 12 months. 

The session will detail the key milestones within a research project; from accepting an award from the funder, project kick off activities including recruitment and ethical approval, resource management, working with collaborative partners and reporting on activities and deliverables. 

Delegates will be taken through a series of scenarios relevant to each of these key milestones where they will learn some of the practical solutions that can be applied to common project-based challenges.

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ResearchBites Series: Nagoya Protocol Regulations - Accessing Genetic Material from Abroad

27 April 2022, 12:00-13:00

If you plan to carry out research with genetic materials or their derivatives (e.g. proteins, enzymes) obtained from outside the UK, chances are you need to follow rules regarding access and benefit-sharing with the country of origin. This session will explain why these rules are in place and which material falls under the Nagoya protocol, a legal framework established by the Convention of Biological Diversity. We will highlight the responsibilities you have as a researcher when accessing these resources and explain which steps will be necessary to comply with regulations. 

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Advanced Evaluation - Train the Trainer with Jamie Gallagher

27 April 2022, 13:00-16:00 

This course will be approached from the perspective of the trainer and will take you through the simple questions to ask researchers to ensure they can not only demonstrate the success of the intervention but capture the long term impact of it. This course will allow you to help researchers plan effective evaluation for reporting. 

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ResearchBites Series: Open Access, Open Data, Open Research - What do I need to Know

21 April 2022, 12:00-13:30

This session from the Scholarly Communications team in the library will give you an introduction to open research and how to make your research data and publications open access. We will cover the basics of open access, open data and open research. How they can benefit you, what you can do to make your research open and the services that are available to support to you. 

There will be time for you to ask any questions you might have and get some practical help with Pure etc. if required.

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Evaluation of Engagement  - Train the Trainer with Jamie Gallagher

20 April 2022, 13:00-16:00

This course will be approached from the perspective of the trainer and will take you through the simple questions to ask researchers to ensure they can not only demonstrate the success of the intervention but capture the long term impact of it. This course will allow you to help researchers plan effective evaluation for reporting. 

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Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) Introduction for University of Aberdeen

13 April 2022, 13:00-14:00

An introductory event exclusively for University of Aberdeen staff.

OEUK is the leading representing body for the oil and gas industry, formerly known as OGUK, who is now branching off into alternative offshore energies: CCUS, Hydrogen and Floating Wind. Bianca, one of the Membership Relations Advisers, will give an overview of what’s available and how to gain access to the benefits, thus, ensuring the University gets the most out of their membership.  The University of Aberdeen's membership of OEUK offers the following benefits to anyone within the University:

1. Increased exposure to the Energy Market.

2. Create valuable connections with the industry.

3. Unique research and development opportunities for PhD students.

4. Access to award winning publications, reports and technical guidelines.

5. Access to prestigious networking events.

You can sign up here.


Evaluation of Engagement - An Interactive Course with Jamie Gallagher

23 and 30 March 2022, 13:00-16:00

Discover the secrets of evaluation. This three-hour interactive course will guide you through the creation of an evaluation plan, data capture, interpretation and reporting.

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the purposes, uses and limitations of evaluation
  • Apply event-appropriate evaluation methods in multiple scenarios
  • Prepare useful, answerable and relevant evaluation questions
  • Devise and deliver your own evaluation plan
  • Interpret and report evaluation data

Sign up here for 23 March 2022
Sign up here for 30 March 2022


Researchbites Series: Introduction to Research Ethics

16 March 2022, 12:00-13:30

This session will provide an introduction to research ethics, its rationale and implementation in the context of research integrity and will provide researchers with an overview of the research ethics approval processes within the University.  There will also be a Q&A at the end.

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Writing Lay Summaries

14 March 2022, 09:30-11:30

Writing summaries of research projects for lay audiences can be challenging. This two-hour session, with Jo Edwards, will demystify the process and offer the chance to polish your own lay summary and receive feedback.

The session will cover:

  • Why writing for non-expert audiences is important
  • What makes a good lay summary
  • Examples of lay summaries from different disciplines
  • How to approach your own lay summary
  • Reviewing and editing your own lay summary, with feedback

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Writing Lay Summaries 

7 March 2022, 13:00-15:00

Writing summaries of research projects for lay audiences can be challenging. This two-hour session with Jo Edwards, will demystify the process and offer the chance to polish your own lay summary and receive feedback.

The session will cover:

  • Why writing for non-expert audiences is important
  • What makes a good lay summary
  • Examples of lay summaries from different disciplines
  • How to approach your own lay summary
  • Reviewing and editing your own lay summary, with feedback

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ResearchBites Series: My Grant and Research Finance

2 March 2022, 12:00-13:30

This workshop will provide an overview of what to do when you receive grant funding and the service that the Research Finance team will provide to help a PI with the financial aspects of their grant.  In the workshop we will consider: 

  • Who to contact when you receive new funding
  • Information required to get a grant code set up
  • Financial updates throughout grant period – monitoring budget v spend
  • Eligible/Ineligible Costs on a grant
  • Financial Reporting to funder
  • When amendments are required – e.g. change in end date, virement between budget headings

There will also be time for a Q&A with the RFS team. 

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ResearchBites Series: Introduction to Research Contracts

23 February 2022, 12:00-13:30

This session will give a basic overview of the role of research contracts within the University.  We will look at reasons why we need a contract, how we form contracts, the benefits from contracts and how they are put in place to help improve and protect our research within the University.  There will also be a Q&A session. All welcome to attend.

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ResearchBites Series: Impact Part 2 - Embedding Impact into Grant Applications

16 February 2022, 12:00-13:30

Impact is an integral part of the research process. By embedding impact into your research project, it will become easier to identify who your key stakeholders are, develop relationships, optimise communication and perhaps even work with them to shape the research questions. By considering impact early on, you can also build in the means to evaluate the impact of your research at later stages. This session will outline the steps needed to embed impact into your research and demonstrate open access e-toolkits available to support this process.

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ResearchBites Series: An Introductory Workshop on Public Engagement

 2 February 2022, 12:00-13:30

What is public engagement? What can it do for me? What can the University offer in terms of opportunities? Public engagement has a lot to offer, it can increase the impact of your research, empower researchers and help develop new and transferable skills. These are a few of the points that we will cover in this session, as well as discuss upcoming opportunities to engage different audiences with your research.


ResearchBites Series: Impact Part 1 - Creating Impact from Existing Research Projects

26 January 2022, 12:00-13:30

Put your research into action by creating and/or maximising impact from an existing project. Using practical examples from across the University, this session will give you an understanding of what is needed to realise and/or accelerate your own impact, tips and strategies for engaging with or accessing stakeholders groups as well as some of the considerations needed when planning and evaluating your impact. If participants would like to contact us with queries in advance, we would be happy to include a maximum of two worked examples in the session (examples should be made available by mid-December; please note that these will be anonymised).


ResearchBites Series: The Conversation

20 January 2022, 12:00-13:30

The Conversation is a news analysis and opinion website written by academics and funded by more than 80 UK and European universities. Working with an editor, researchers write short pieces that deliver academic expertise directly to the public.

In this session we'll take you through what The Conversation is - our origins and aims; what we do and why.

We’ll look at why you should communicate research to the public, what writing for The Conversation involves and what the benefits are for academics and universities.

We’ll give you tips on style, tone and structure (with examples), look at how to pitch (with examples) and look at different approaches and article types.

Benefits of attending

- Find out how to raise your profile in the media and among your peers

- Understand what makes a good story

- Understand how to pitch to editors.


ResearchBites Series: Introduction to Digital and Information Services

18 January 2022, 12:00-13:30

This workshop is ideal for any researcher who plan to write grant proposals and wishes to know more about how Digital and Information Services can help with this:

  • Data collection tools and support
  • Data Management Planning including DMPs
  • What technologies are available to support research
  • How to costs IT into projects
  • What other services and support are available across the project lifecycle

There will also be time for Q&A's


ResearchBites Series: European Funding - Securing fund through Horizon Europe

14 December 2021, 12:00-13:30

This workshop will provide an overview of the European Commission’s commitment to Research and Innovation through their flagship investment mechanism, Horizon Europe, which will invest over €100 billion in projects over the next 7 years.  Through our new status as an Associated Country to Horizon Europe, the UK will continue to benefit from these funds in the same way as when we held EU Member State status. Whether you have held, or currently hold a grant from the European Commission, or are entirely new to the process of seeking and securing research funding; this topical workshop will cover a variety of thought provoking scenarios that may change the way you view and plan your next project.

In the workshop we will consider:

  • The division of funds across the structure of Horizon Europe and the different types of projects supported
  • The practical arrangements that are in place to support EU projects at the University of Aberdeen
  • Advice for forging future collaboration with EU partners and joining consortia

 The session will be rounded off with a Q&A portion, so please join us to find out more.


ResearchBites Series: Introducing the UKRI Narrative CV

1 December 2021, 12:00-13:00

Traditional academic CVs often emphasise positions and publications. They don’t systematically capture the wider range of contributions necessary for world-class research and innovation. UKRI has recently piloted a new narrative CV format, to allow researchers to demonstrate how they develop teams, contribute to the research community and engage with users of research.

This session will talk you through the format and the pilot, and will include advice from Professor Gary Macfarlane on making the switch.

 


ResearchBites Series: European Funding - Securing Funds through Horizon Europe

30 November 2021, 12:00 - 13:30

This workshop will provide an overview of the European Commission’s commitment to Research and Innovation through their flagship investment mechanism, Horizon Europe, which will invest over €100 billion in projects over the next 7 years.  Through our new status as an Associated Country to Horizon Europe, the UK will continue to benefit from these funds in the same way as when we held EU Member State status. Whether you have held, or currently hold a grant from the European Commission, or are entirely new to the process of seeking and securing research funding; this topical workshop will cover a variety of thought provoking scenarios that may change the way you view and plan your next project.

In the workshop we will consider:

  • The division of funds across the structure of Horizon Europe and the different types of projects supported
  • The practical arrangements that are in place to support EU projects at the University of Aberdeen
  • Advice for forging future collaboration with EU partners and joining consortia

 The session will be rounded off with a Q&A portion, so please join us to find out more.

 


ResearchBites Series Writing Lay Summaries

24 November 2021, 12:00-13:30

Writing summaries of research projects for lay audiences can be challenging but is an essential aspect of funding applications and dissemination activities. This session will articulate what makes a good lay summary, address challenges and common pitfalls and provide useful tools. You will then have the chance to analyse and discuss lay summaries from different disciplines.

 


ResearchBites Series Getting Started with Consultancy and Contract Research

17 November 2021, 12:00-13:30

Learn more about these important sources of income and the support available from first approach to project conclusion.  We will walk you through the steps involved, the forms to complete and the pros and cons of each option.

 


EVENT POSTPONED - to be rescheduled.

Carnegie Trust Visit

Linklater Rooms, 20 May 2020 - 12:30 - 14:00

The Grants Academy will be hosting a visit from Patricia Krus and John Thompson, representatives of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland on Thursday 20th May 2020.  A sandwich lunch will also be provided.  


EVENT CANCELLED - to be rescheduled

UKRO Meeting – 21 May 2020

Venue: KCF 7

Please be aware that this session was previously scheduled for 28 November 2019.

** Those who were booked on the November session will need to re-register Course Booking site.**

Branwen Hide, our UKRO representative will be visiting the University of Aberdeen to present up to date information on the UK’s future relationship to the EU funding mechanism, Horizon 2020 and its successor programme, Horizon Europe which will launch in 2021.  Based in Brussels, UKRO are the UK’s National Contact Point for the ‘Excellent Science’ opportunities within Horizon 2020 and are the UKRI’s permanent representative in Europe.  

From 2 pm onwards, academic staff have the opportunity to book a one to one session with Branwen to pose questions about existing projects and their plans to apply in the future to European Commission funding calls.  


Event Cancelled - to be rescheduled

Leverhulme Trust Visit

Meeting Room 1 and Breakout, Level 7, Sir Duncan Rice Library - 4 June 2020

More Details to follow.....

Latest News

Showcase your Research – Discover Altmetrics

Did you know The University of Aberdeen subscribes to Altmetric Explorer to allow researchers to discover online attention for research, provide additional evidence when applying for funding, and to evidence potential impact.

The Altmetric Explorer provides a number of tools for researchers including badges that can be added to your web pages, these badges can be used to highlight specific papers or research which has received lots of positive online attention.  Research and Innovation have created a guide to help you add these badges. You can download the guide from https://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/research/altmetrics.php

If you would like any further details please contact Nykohla Strong.

News Archive

2020

April

  • UKRI Consulation on Open Access Review

January

  • 31 January 2020 - Introduction to the Policy Landscape - Nick Bibby, Director of SPRE 
2019

May

April

  • 22 April 2019 - Principal’s Prize for Research and Engagement

March

Past Events

 

2022

October

 

September

  • 29 September - ResearchBites Series: Building your Budget - See the presentation here.
  • 21 September - ResearchBites Series; Finding Funding - See the presentation here.
  • 20 September - Carnegie Trust Information Session - Watch the session here.
  • 13 September - SUII Campus Visit

June

  • 16 June - Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme - Watch the session here.
  • 16 June - Research Bites Series: Online PERU Information Session - Watch the session here.
  • 15 June - ResearchBites Series: Introduction to the Centre for Sensing, Imaging and IoT Systems (CENSIS) - Watch the session here.
  • 14 June - Conversations on...Women’s Health and Wellbeing - In Person Event
  • 8 June - ResearchBites Series: In-Person PERU Information Session - In Person Event
  • 1 June - ResearchBites Series: Research Culture Briefing - Watch the session here.

May

  • 26 May - ResearchBites Series: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - Watch the session here.
  • 18 May - ResearchBites Series: Pure - Take control of your Pure profile - Watch the session here.
  • 17 May - NSI Act - Watch the session here.
  • 12 May - ResearchBites Series: Sharing Data from Third parties for Research Projects 

April

  • 27 April - ResearchBites Series: Nagoya Protocol Regulations - Accessing Genetic Material from Abroad - Watch the session here.
  • 21 April - ResearchBites Series: Open Access, Open Data, Open Research - What do I need to Know - Watch the session here.

March

  • 16 March - Researchbites Series: Introduction to Research Ethics - Watch the session here.

 

February

  • 23 February - ResearchBites Series: Introduction to Research Contracts - Watch the session here.
  • 16 February - ResearchBites Series: Impact Part 2 - Embedding Impact into Grant Applications - Watch the session here.
  • 2 February - ResearchBites Series: An Introductory Workshop on Public Engagement

January

  • 26 January - ResearchBites Series: Impact Part 1 - Creating Impact from Existing Research Projects
  • 20 January - ResearchBites Series: The Conversation
  • 18 January - ResearchBites Series: Introduction to Digital and Informatin Services

 

2021

December

  • 14 December - ResearchBites Series: European Funding - Securing Funds through Horizon Europe - Watch the session here.
  • 1 December - ResearchBites Series: Introducing the UKRI Narrative CV - Watch the session here.

October

  • 26 October - ResearchBites Series: Getting Started with a Funding Application
  • 6 October - ResearchBite Series: UK Funding Landscape

September

  • 29 September - ResearchBites Mini Series on Patient and Public Engagement Involvement Session 4 - Tips on recruiting subject specific PPI members and joint working - A researchers and PPI members perspective

  • 22 September - ResearchBites Mini Series on Patient and Public Engagement Involvement Session 3 - Making your (PhD) Research Stronger - Working Together with Patient Partners

  • 15 September - ResearchBites Mini Series on Patient and Public Engagement Involvement Session 2 - PPI - A Funders Perspective

  • 8 September - ResearchBites Mini Series on Patient and Public Engagement Involvement Session 1 - PPI Involvement in shaping the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank

June

  • 10 June - ResearchBites Series: Applying to the European Commission for Research Funding - An Introduction

May

  • 13 May - Online ResearchBite - Horizon Europe Session for Early Career Researchers
  • 12 May  - Online ResearchBite - Realising your Research Impact, Now and for the Future.

  • 5 May  - Online ResearchBite - Involving Patients and the Public in your Research - How, Why and When?

April

  • 21 April - Online ResearchBite - Introduction to Ethics

March

  • 18 March - Online ResearchBite - NVivo 2 - Importing and Coding Data and / or Literature
  • 18 March - Funding Insights Session - Inclusive Ageing

February

  • 24 February - Online ResearchBite - Bidding for Academic Conferences
  • 17 February - Online ResearchBite - Consultancy and Contract Research
  • 11 February - Online ResearchBite - Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and Working with Industry
  • 3 February - Online ResearchBite - Altmetrics

January

  • 28 January - Online ResearchBite - Update on the UK's Access to EU Research & Innovation Funding
  • 21 January - Online ResearchBite - Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis Software (NVivo)
  • 13 January - Online ResearchBite - Data Management and Digital Support

 

2020

December

  • 9 December - Online ResearchBite - Social Media and your Research
  • 2 December - Online ResearchBite - Open Access, Open Data, Open Research - What do I need to know?

November

  • 25 November - Online ResearchBite - Involving Patients and the Public in your Research - Why, How and When?
  • 11 November - Online ResearchBite - GDPR and Research
  • 5 November - Online ResearchBite - Funding Opportunities through the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Qatar National Research Fund

October

  • 28 October - Online ResearchBite - Introduction to Public Engagement
  • 7 October - Online ResearchBite - My Grant and Research Finance

 

September

  • 30 September - Online ResearchBite - Introduction to Research Contracts
  • 23 September - Online ResearchBite - Getting Started with a Funding Application
  • 17 September - Online ResearchBite - Funding Landscape

June

  • 25 June - Conversations On - Movement, Prehabilitation and Bioengineering
  • 24 June - Online ResearchBite - Research Involving the NHS: Where do I Start and What Approvals do I need?
  • 17 June - Online ResearchBite - Open Access, Open Data, Open Research  - What do I need to know?
  • 10 June - Online ResearchBite - Virtual Conferencing & Dissemination: How to Reach your audience remotely
  • 9 June - Conversations on Dying and Grieving: Can we do it better?
  • 3 June - Online ResearchBite - Involving Patients and the Public in your Research - Why, How and When?

May

  • 27 May - Online ResearchBite - Practical Management of a Research Project
  • 20 May - Online ResearchBite - Introduction to Ethics
  • 13 May - Online ResearchBite - Realising your Research Impact, Now and for the Future (Further Details)
  • 6 May - Online ResearchBite - The UN Sustainable Development Goals - Should I Even Care? (Further Details)

April

  • 29 April - Online ResearchBite - Public Engagement (Further Details)
  • 28 April - Online DASA Application Workshop
  • 22 April - Online NERC Demand Management (Further Details)

February

January

  • 30/31 January - Nick Bibby, Director of Scottish Policy and Research Exchange (SPRE)
  • 29 January - ResearchBite Carnegie Trust Research Incentive Grant Preparation Workshop (Further Details)
  • 22 January - ResearchBite Getting Started with Funding Applications (Further Details)
  • 15 January - ResearchBite Finding Funding (Further Details)
2019

November

  • 20 November - Practical Skills for Researchers Workshops (Further Details)
  • 18 November - Postdoctoral Professional Development Programme 
  • 15 November  - DASA Visit (Further Details)
  • 13 November - ONE Life Sciences Network: IP and Partnerships (Further Information)
  • 11 November - OGTC Roadshow - Forging Elite Energy Start-Ups - TechX (Further Details)
  • 6 November - ResearchBite - Introduction to Research Ethics (Further Details)
  • 6 November - Conversations on Emotions (Further Details)

October

  • 23 October - ResearchBite - Realising your Research Impact Now and for the Future (Further Details)
  • 16 October - ResearchBite - Getting Started with Consultancy & Contract Research (Further Details)
  • 9 October - ResearchBite - Research Funding (Further Details)
  • 2 October - Life Science Catalyst - Kosterlitz Event (Futher Details)
  • 2 October - ResearchBite - European Funding A Shift in the Landscape (Further Details)

September

  • 23 September - ScotChem Natural Products in the Bio-Economy - A Collaboration-Building Workshop - (Further Details)
  • 18 September - ResearchBite: Research Funding: Getting Started - (Further Details)
  • 17 September - EUROPA Members Meeting.
  • 11 September - ResearchBite Launch - (Further Details)

June

  • 27 June - Combining Past  Present to apprehend an uncertain Future - (Further Details)

May

  • 29 May - DASA Visit - Debra Car did 1-2-1 sessions with Academics
  • 17 May - AHRC Briefing - (Further Details)
  • 14 May - Celebration Event & Funding Opportunity: Wellcome Trust – Institutional Strategic Support Fund - (Further Details)

April

March

  • 29 March - Understanding Intellectual Property
  • 22 March - Capturing Online Attention on your Research - (Further Details)
  • 15 March - Translating research into commercial opportunities - (Further Details)
  • 13 March - Conversations on Voice of the Child
  • 7 March - Royal Society Visit - (Further Details)
  • 4 March - MRC Seminar

February

  • 27 February - Conversations on Marine Life Below Water

January

  • 23 January - Conversations on Ownership of the Human Body
  • 14 January - DSTL Visit
2018

November

  • 21 November - Conversations on Healthy Ageing
  • 16 November - Chief Scientist Office Visit

October

  • 31 October - Conversations on Water Security & Sustainability (Further Details)
  • 24 October - Working with Industry: Routes, Confidentiality and IP

August

  • 29 August - Conversations on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Further Details)

July

  • 18 July - Conversations on Nature Connectedness and Wellbeing
  • 3 July - Visit from Professor Tim Wheeler, Director of Research & Innovation at NERC

June

  • 20 June - Conversations on Food Security, Sustainable Diets and Wellbeing
  • 19 June - Chemistry Research Away Day 

May

  • 30 May - Inter-disciplinary Research Workshop
  • 29 May - ISCF & Innovate UK Internal Briefing and Discussion
  • 15 May - Engineering - Briefing Session on Consultancy

April

  • 25 April  - PSRC Training Session led by Professor Pete Edwards

March

  • 27 March - External Funding Application Workshop
  • 20 March - Lloyds Register Group Visit
  • 5 March -  Insights into the external funding panels seminar
  • 2 March - SBS Grants Foundry Workshop

February

January

  • 31 January - Scotland-Europa FP9 Consultation Event - (Further Details)
  • 24 January - Engineering Research Away Day

 

2017

November

September

  • 27 September - DATALAB Innovation Centre visit
  • 26 September - EAG Meeting (Further Details)

August

  • 30 August - IMS/RINH Grants Foundry
  • 25 August - Global Challenge Research Fund Workshop focused on Food and Nutrition - (Further Details)

June

  • 19 June - Intention to Submit deadline for MRC/ BBSRC/ Wellcome Trust
  • 14 June - Grants writing workshop one-2-one/ small groups Part 2 (host: A. Derrington) (SMMSN)
  • 7 June - Grants writing workshop 2 (host: A. Derrington) (SMMSN)
  • 5 June - Blueberry Training: Developing a Commercial Proposal

May

  • 30 May - EU grant writing workshop
  • 29 May - EU grant writing workshop
  • 17 May - Grant writing workshop 1 (host A. Derrington) (SMMSN)
  • 12 May - Grants writing workshop one-one/small groups (host: A Derrington) (CoPS)
  • 10 May - Carnegie Trust Visit
  • 3 May - Grants Writing Workshop (host: A Derrington) (CoPS)

April

  • 26 April - Wellcome Trust Visit
  • 19 April - IMS/RINH Grants Foundry

March

  • 17 March 2017 - Global Challenge Research Fund and Newton Fund Workshop - (Further Details)