Research Advice Surgeries
  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • Room 202, Marine Building

  • 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 Research Advice Surgeries to your particular research group’s requirements and deliver them in your school or faculty.

If you wish to attend and/or have any queries please email research@plymouth.ac.uk. This programme will be updated throughout the academic year. 

All sessions are held from 14:00-15:00 in Room 202, Marine Building.

Our refreshed website has the latest details about research support available including the application process flowchart, application guidance, successful application repository, guides to major funders, partner search tools and post award support.

2017 Research Advice Surgeries

Tuesday 12 September: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 19 September: Research ethics and governance issues (Angela Pellowe)

Tuesday 26 September: Overview of Research and Innovation services – join us for an overview of the support and guidance we provide to all researchers (Susan Eick, Dan Godfrey and Ewa Thompson)

Tuesday 3 October: Global Challenges Research Fund and Newton Fund – opportunities to address challenges faced by developing countries (Dan Godfrey, Ewa Thompson and Susan Eick)

Tuesday 17 October: Creating collaborative European projects in education and training – applying for Strategic Partnerships within the Erasmus Plus programme (Ewa Thompson and Susan Eick)

Thursday 19 October: Update on Brexit and opportunities in the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-20 (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 24 October: Introduction to Research Councils UK/UK Research and Innovation funding (Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 7 November: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 14 November: Research and commercial opportunities for medical and health researchers (Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 21 November: Project finance – find out about setting up your successful project, recruiting staff, completing timesheets and other support available (Emma Montgomery and Finance Business Assistants)

Tuesday 28 November: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Thursday 7 December: How to cost your project and obtain internal approval for externally funded research applications (Susan Eick, Ewa Thompson and Alison Millar)

Tuesday 12 December: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

2018 Research Advice Surgeries

Tuesday 16 January: Funding opportunities for Early Career Researchers – arts, humanities and social sciences (Ewa Thompson and Susan Eick)

Tuesday 23 January: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 30 January: Funding opportunities for Early Career Researchers - physical sciences, engineering and STEM (Dan Godfrey and Ewa Thompson)

Tuesday 6 February: Global Challenges Research Fund and Newton Fund – opportunities to address challenges faced by developing countries (Dan Godfrey, Ewa Thompson and Susan Eick)

Thursday 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)

Thursday 22 February: Overview of Research and Innovation services – join us for an overview of the support and guidance we provide to all researchers (Susan Eick, Dan Godfrey and Ewa Thompson)

Tuesday 27 February: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 6 March: Introduction to charitable foundations and research funding including the Leverhulme and Wellcome Trusts (Susan Eick)

Tuesday 13 March: Carrying out contract research and commercial consultancy: an introduction to UoPEL (Dan Godfrey and Murray Parkin)

Tuesday 20 March: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Thursday 12 April: Update on Brexit and opportunities in the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-20 (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 17 April: Introduction to Innovate UK including KTPs (Dan Godfrey and Dave Marshall)

Tuesday 24 April: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 1 May: Managing successful research projects - exploring post award issues and support available (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Emma Montgomery)

Tuesday 8 May: Engaging the public with research (Lucy Davies)

Tuesday 15 May: Making your mark – introduction to research impact (Lucy Davies)

Tuesday 22 May: Latest updates on REF2021 (Lucy Davies)

Tuesday 29 May: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

Tuesday 5 June: Overview of Research and Innovation services – join us for an overview of the support and guidance we provide to all researchers (Susan Eick, Dan Godfrey and Ewa Thompson)

Thursday 14 June: Research Professional – set up your personal email alerts for new and forthcoming funding opportunities to increase your chances of early grant capture (Ewa Thompson, Susan Eick and Dan Godfrey)

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