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Horizon 2020 Proposal writing workshop

16th July 2014, 9:00-12:30, Venue tbc

The aim of this half-day course is to offer guidance to researchers, research managers and research support services in writing professional and competitive proposals for Horizon 2020.

Dr Sean McCarthy, Managing Director of Hyperion Ltd will be leading the workshop. Since 1997, over 44,000 researchers have participated in Hyperion's training courses in 29 countries. The programme is based on over 30 year's experiences in all aspects of European research.

This course covers the following:

All interested staff are invited to attend. Please book your place on this event by replying to Andrew Wilkinson.

Watch Horizon 2020 presentations online

Videos and presentations from the UKRO Horizon 2020 event held at Lancaster University in May are now available on the Research Support website.


Publishing for Impact Workshop

Wednesday 18 June 2014, 9:30-12:30, venue tbc

The workshop aims to provide insights into how to get published in high impact-factor journals. Dr Georg Heber, Editor of Nature Communications, will give an editor's perspective, whilst Prof Nick Hewitt (LEC) and Dr Abbie Trewin (Chemistry) will share their strategies for pursuing impactful research and writing manuscripts for high impact journals. The workshop is open to all academic staff in FST.

To book your place on the workshop, please email Amanda Fenwick as soon as possible.


Business Partnerships and Enterprise

Over 110 delegates attended launch of the first phase of Lancaster Quantum Technology Centre

Industry, including representatives from EDF Energy, BAE Systems, Nokia, NEC Corporation, Alfa Aesar, Avion Oy, e2v and IQE joined guests from UK academic institutions, government, and research councils to celebrate the launch of the first phase of the Lancaster Quantum Technology Centre on Wednesday 28th May at 4pm by Hermann Hauser, CBE and senior representatives from the EPSRC. This was followed by a conference, exhibition and tour of facilities on Thursday 29th May.


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