Research News Update

COVID-19 Latest News: Universities Explore Partial Lab Re-openings – As more countries are starting to slowly bring the current waves of the COVID-19 pandemic under control, some are starting to ease lockdown restrictions.  Academic leaders, as well as their governments, are now facing tough decisions – including when and how to reopen higher education institutions and research facilities.

How schemes from the Europe’s major funders are affected by the coronavirus outbreak – Research Professional News has collected information from major European funders on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting their scheduled grant schemes. All information should be treated as being subject to change but was correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of going to press.

 

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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