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