Vitae News - 27 June 2018

Vitae News - 27 June 2018

Research and Knowledge Exchange Symposium: North West regional member seminar

Last minute places can be booked for our free Research and Knowledge Exchange Symposium on Monday 2 July. This is our penultimate regional member seminar of the year and will be co-hosted by the University of Salford. We will discuss strengenthing relationships between industry and academia and how to increase employer engagement with researchers, as well as sharing practice around researcher and knowledge exchange. 

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Academic Professional Apprenticeships Standard: London regional member seminar

Join us on Wednesday 4 July at the London regional member seminar and find out about the Academic Professional Apprenticeships Standard and what it means for researcher development along with the potential impacts and opportunities it could bring for your institution.

This is an exciting preview into the process and elements of the Standard and a chance to hear a case study from an institution who has already started planning.

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£900 million investment for Early Career Researchers and innovators

We welcome the announcement of £900 million for the Future Leaders Fellowship Scheme from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). There will be six funding competitions and at least 550 fellowships awarded. The funding for early career researchers and innovators, including support for part-time awards and career-breaks, further acknowledges that one size does not fit all when it comes to the funding of research. 

We will keep you informed about  relevant collaborative opportunities around the six funding competitions when they are announced.


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