Launch of the UK Institute for Migration Research (UK-IMR)

When: Friday 8th May, 3-4.30pm
Where: Old Sessions House, Canterbury campus

The UK Institute for Migration Research are inviting staff to join their launch ceremony on 8th May.

The UK-IMR is a new research institute developed through a unique partnership between Canterbury Christ Church University and Migrant Help – a frontline charity providing service to migrant and refugee communities across the UK.

Join the Vice-Chancellor, Migrant Help CEO Robert McCrea and UK-IMR Director Joe Costanzo for an introduction to the Institute, research team and projects as well as the current work of fellow staff and students working on migration issues across the University.

In the meantime, if you are interested in learning more about migration and the work of the institution, including how you can get involved, check the UK-IMR website.

Light refreshments and snacks will be served after the event.  For catering purposes please email Nicole Robinson to confirm your attendance.

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About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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