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November 2020

Academic Research Induction – An Induction to the Grants and Funding Unit – Research Services

November 2020


UCLan's Grants and Funding Unit (GFU) is the team that supports you in identifying and securing external funds to enable the development of your research, innovation and knowledge transfer activity.    Whether you are wanting to apply for standard funding sources such as UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), NIHR, Leverhulme Trust, or charitable sources; or are in a position to receive funding from more commercial sources, such as private and big business, we are the team to contact.  This training session…

Start: 10 November 2020 @ 11:00 am

End: 10 November 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Finding Funding Workshop

November 2020


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 16 November 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 16 November 2020 @ 3:30 pm

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Funding Opportunities – Early Career Researcher (ECR) Focussed

November 2020


During this training session GFU will highlight and discuss a number of different opportunities aimed at the Early Career Researcher, from small grants through to fellowships, and demonstrate how to search for these opportunities. GFU will advise on the support available when making your application both from GFU and the funder. Finally we will sign post you to a number of resources to support you at this stage in your career! Aim: To identify funding opportunities for ECRs. Objectives: To…

Start: 24 November 2020 @ 11:00 am

End: 24 November 2020 @ 12:30 pm

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December 2020

Finding Funding Workshop

December 2020


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 2 December 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 2 December 2020 @ 3:30 pm

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Deciphering the Funding Opportunity (Research Focussed)

December 2020


Further details on session: The session is designed for people new to bidding or who have limited success. It will walk participants through a variety of funding call proposal forms, online portals and guidelines and will discuss what the questions are asking for, and how best to interpret the guidelines. The session will use examples from major funders (RCUK and Horizon 2020) with complicated structured guidelines. The general themes of this session can be applied to a wider range of…

Start: 9 December 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 9 December 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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How GFU Can Support You

December 2020


This session will provide guidance into what happens when you have an idea which needs funding, or see a funding opportunity you wish to respond to, or have been approached by an external client to do some work and actually securing the work and funding and delivering the project/ work and beyond. The various people and services involved and their role will be identified, explained and discussed. Why they are involved and what they do will be highlighted. There will…

Start: 17 December 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 17 December 2020 @ 11:00 am

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January 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

January 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 20 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 20 January 2021 @ 3:30 pm

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Project Costings (Commercially Focussed)

January 2021


Further details on session: This session will explore the issues around costing and pricing of non-research profit-making projects e.g. consultancy, testing, conferences and CPD. The systems used by GFU to cost projects will be discussed and shown, the issues to consider when looking at the costs of a project will be identified and approaches on how to decide on a suitable price for the activity will be shared. Aims: To provide confidence in the issues surrounding the costing of projects…

Start: 27 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 27 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm

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February 2021

Funding Opportunities – International Focussed

February 2021


During this training session GFU will highlight funds that have a specific international focus, for example the Grand Challenge Research Fund from the Research Councils UK. We will highlight some of the unique eligibility criteria to look out for when making an application to international funders and demonstrate where to search for international opportunities, specifically how to look for funding from countries you have international links with. Aims: To identify and discuss international funding opportunities. Objectives: To be aware of…

Start: 1 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 1 February 2021 @ 3:30 pm

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Academic Research Induction – An Induction to the Grants and Funding Unit – Research Services

February 2021


UCLan's Grants and Funding Unit (GFU) is the team that supports you in identifying and securing external funds to enable the development of your research, innovation and knowledge transfer activity.    Whether you are wanting to apply for standard funding sources such as UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), NIHR, Leverhulme Trust, or charitable sources; or are in a position to receive funding from more commercial sources, such as private and big business, we are the team to contact.  This training session…

Start: 10 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 10 February 2021 @ 2:30 pm

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Finding Funding Workshop

February 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 11 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 11 February 2021 @ 2:30 pm

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Project Costings (Research Focussed) 14:00 p.m. – 15:00 p.m.

February 2021


Further details on session: This session will explore the issues around costing and pricing of research projects. The systems used by the GFU to cost projects will be discussed and shown, the issues to consider when looking at the costs of a project will be identified and approaches on how to reduce the costs of project (to fit into funder maximum limits) will be shared. Aims: To provide confidence in the issues surrounding the costing of projects. Objectives: To become…

Start: 16 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 16 February 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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March 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

March 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 3 March 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 3 March 2021 @ 3:30 pm

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How to Submit an External Bid at UCLan

March 2021


Further details on session: This session will explore who to engage with and when to do it, when considering applying for external funding. It will explain UCLan’s procedures for submitting a bid and explore funder specific guidelines. You’ll learn that help is available to assist you with both the interpretation of funder rules and the actual submission to the funder and the session will include examples of electronic portal applications. Aims: To promote confidence in submitting a bid and provide…

Start: 12 March 2021 @ 11:00 am

End: 12 March 2021 @ 11:00 am

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April 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

April 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 13 April 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 13 April 2021 @ 11:30 am

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Deciphering the Funding Opportunity (Tenders Focussed)

April 2021


Further details on session: The session is designed for people new to responding to invitations to tender, or who have previously submitted tenders and are keen to increase their chance of success. It will look at how and why the process is used by buyers, how it differs from a grant call, and how bidders can best respond to the opportunity. Aims: During this session staff will have the opportunity to look at the structure and format that can be…

Start: 15 April 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 15 April 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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How GFU Can Support You

April 2021


Further details on session: This session will provide guidance into what happens when you have an idea which needs funding, or see a funding opportunity you wish to respond to, or have been approached by an external client to do some work and actually securing the work and funding and delivering the project/ work and beyond. The various people and services involved and their role will be identified, explained and discussed. Why they are involved and what they do will…

Start: 21 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 21 April 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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May 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

May 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 5 May 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 5 May 2021 @ 11:00 am

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Project Costings (Commercially Focussed)

May 2021


Further details on session: This session will explore the issues around costing and pricing of non-research profit-making projects e.g. consultancy, testing, conferences and CPD. The systems used by GFU to cost projects will be discussed and shown, the issues to consider when looking at the costs of a project will be identified and approaches on how to decide on a suitable price for the activity will be shared. Aims: To provide confidence in the issues surrounding the costing of projects…

Start: 19 May 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 19 May 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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June 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

June 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 15 June 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 15 June 2021 @ 3:30 pm

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