Research Advice Surgeries
  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • John Bull Building, Plymouth Science Park

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • John Bull Building, Plymouth Science Park

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

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Are you thinking about applying for research funding? Are you interested in research councils, European, charity and other funding? Would you like to find out more about support available? 

Specialist Advisors and the wider team within Research and Innovation are available to answer your queries so why not drop in for a chat? We can also tailor the sessions to your particular research group’s requirements and deliver them in your school or faculty.

All sessions take place from 2pm-3pm in Room 202, Marine Building, unless otherwise stated.

September 2016

  • 14 September: Welcome session for new academic staff – exploring support available for researchers (Ewa Thompson / Susan Eick / Dan Godfrey / Emma Montgomery)
  • 21 September (NB: this session is in the John Bull Building): Ethical and governance issues in funding applications and applying for ethical approval (Angela Pellowe and Pam Baxter)
  • 22 September: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

October 2016

  • 19 October: Managing successful research projects - exploring post award issues and support available (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Emma Montgomery)
  • 26 October: Creating collaborative European projects in education and training – applying for Strategic Partnerships within the Erasmus Plus programme (Ewa Thompson and Susan Eick
  • 27 October: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

November 2016

  • 9 November: Introduction to Research Councils UK funding (Dan Godfrey)
  • 16 November (NB: this session is in the John Bull Building): Research and commercial opportunities for medical and health researchers (Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)
  • 24 November: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)
  • 30 November: Welcome session for new academic staff – exploring support available for researchers (Ewa Thompson / Susan Eick / Dan Godfrey / Emma Montgomery)

December 2016

  • 7 December: How to cost your project and obtain internal approval for externally funded research applications (Susan Eick, Ewa Thompson and Alison Millar)
  • 15 December: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

January 2017

  • 18 January: Exploring funding opportunities for Early Career Researchers – arts, humanities and social sciences (Ewa Thompson and Susan Eick)
  • 25 January: Exploring funding opportunities for Early Career Researchers - physical sciences, engineering and STEM (Dan Godfrey and Ewa Thompson)
  • 26 January: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

February 2017

  • 15 February: Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowships – opportunities to carry out your research project abroad and / or to bring international researchers to Plymouth (Ewa Thompson and a successful MSCA Fellow)
  • 22 February (NB: this session is in the John Bull Building): Welcome session for new academic staff – exploring support available for researchers (Susan Eick / Dan Godfrey / Sue Varley / Emma Montgomery)
  • 23 February: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

March 2017

  • 8 March: Introduction to charitable foundations and research funding including the Leverhulme and Wellcome Trusts (Susan Eick)
  • 15 March: Carrying out contract research and commercial consultancy: an introduction to UoPEL (Dan Godfrey and Murray Parkin)
  • 30 March: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

April 2017

  • 5 April: Introduction to Innovate UK including KTPs (Dan Godfrey)
  • 27 April: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

May 2017

  • 17 May: Making your mark – introduction to research impact (Lucy Davies)
  • 24 May: Welcome session for new academic staff – exploring support available for researchers (Susan Eick / Dan Godfrey / Sue Varley / Emma Montgomery)
  • 25 May: Project finance drop in session – find out about recruiting staff, completing timesheets, your project set up and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

If you wish to attend and/or have any queries, please email research@plymouth.ac.uk. Details of how to apply for research funding and of support available can be found at www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/support

This programme will be updated throughout the academic year. For any changes please check the researcher development and training section.

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