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March 2020

Finding Funding

March 2020


GFU Finding Funding Workshop 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…

Start: 3 March 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 21 May 2020 @ 2:00 pm

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Research Integrity & Ethics Training

March 2020


Start: 25 March 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 9 July 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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April 2020

Innovation & Enterprise – Intellectual Property – Academic Research Induction Session

April 2020


Realising Impact from Intangible Assets An Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) -  By the end of this session you will:  Know what Intellectual Property (IP) is and isn't, be able describe the different types of IP, understand the importance of IP to your research in regard to impact, know what resources and training is available to support the protection and commercialisation of your research.

Start: 27 April 2020 @ 11:00 am

End: 27 April 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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Research Integrity & Ethics Training

April 2020


Start: 30 April 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 14 August 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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Research Excellence Unit – Impact – Academic Research Induction Session

April 2020


The session is an introduction Impact, looking at what impact is, what impact isn’t, why it is important and how researchers go about having an impact.  We will also give people an understanding of impact from the point of view of the Research Excellence Framework and put the attendees in the shoes of a REF assessor to review some example impact case studies.

Start: 30 April 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 30 April 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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May 2020

Researcher Development Unit – Academic Research Induction Session

May 2020


This session will provide an understanding of your responsibilities within the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, identify ways of driving your own development and career, access the Researcher Development Portal, and recognise how the RDU can help you in your role.

Start: 4 May 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 4 May 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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Research Integrity & Ethics Training

May 2020


Start: 13 May 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 13 May 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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Project Costings (Commercially Focussed)

May 2020


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 issuessurrounding the costing of projects and…

Start: 19 May 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 19 May 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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

May 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: 21 May 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 21 May 2020 @ 11:00 am

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Finding Funding

May 2020


GFU Finding Funding Workshop 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…

Start: 21 May 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 8 August 2020 @ 2:00 pm

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Research Services an Introduction – Academic Research Induction Session

May 2020


The Director of Research Services will introduce you to Research Services and how they can support you in your research work. During the session she will briefly outline how research is funded nationally and at the University as well as highlight key parts of the current research strategy. Before attending the session, you may want to review the content at the following links: https://intranet.uclan.ac.uk/ou/rio/SitePages/Home.aspx and https://re.ukri.org/documents/2019/how-we-fund-heis-pdf/.

Start: 26 May 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 26 May 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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June 2020

The Research Excellence Framework – what you need to know – Academic Research Induction Session

June 2020


This session will provide an introduction to the Research Excellence Framework (REF), an assessment of research quality in the UK that takes place every 5 to 7 years. REF is important to UCLan, driving allocation of annual research funding and influencing league table position. In this session, attendees will be able to find out:  What is the purpose of REF and how is it linked to research funding in the UK?  How does the REF assess research outputs, impact and…

Start: 3 June 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 3 June 2020 @ 11:00 am

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Innovation & Enterprise – Intellectual Property – Academic Research Induction Session

June 2020


Realising Impact from Intangible Assets An Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) -  By the end of this session you will:  Know what Intellectual Property (IP) is and isn't, be able describe the different types of IP, understand the importance of IP to your research in regard to impact, know what resources and training is available to support the protection and commercialisation of your research.

Start: 5 June 2020 @ 9:30 am

End: 5 June 2020 @ 10:30 am

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Finding Funding

June 2020


GFU Finding Funding Workshop 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…

Start: 15 June 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 15 June 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Deciphering the Funding Opportunity (Research Focussed)

June 2020


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 opportunities. Aims: During this…

Start: 16 June 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 16 June 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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Research Excellence Unit – Impact – Academic Research Induction Session

June 2020


The session is an introduction Impact, looking at what impact is, what impact isn’t, why it is important and how researchers go about having an impact.  We will also give people an understanding of impact from the point of view of the Research Excellence Framework and put the attendees in the shoes of a REF assessor to review some example impact case studies.

Start: 16 June 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 16 June 2020 @ 11:00 am

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Research Integrity & Ethics Training

June 2020


Start: 17 June 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 1 October 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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Scholarly Communications Unit – Academic Research Induction Session

June 2020


The Scholarly Communications Unit (SCU) presentation covers the principles of Open Research, including Open Access, Open Data, Open services, public engagement and the benefits of an all-round ‘Open approach’ and what support is provided by SCU.  You will be introduced to the university repositories (CLoK and UCLanData) and how to deposit your research, along with the UCLan Open Access policy and Research Data Management policy requirements.  Plus, the benefits of having an ORCID Identifier, publishing models, data management planning, funding body…

Start: 22 June 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 22 June 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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July 2020

Finding Funding

July 2020


GFU Finding Funding Workshop 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…

Start: 8 July 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 8 July 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Research Integrity & Ethics Training

July 2020


Start: 9 July 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 9 July 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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