Thursday, 4 March 2010

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*RSE/BP Research Fellowship*

These awards will now only be awarded every other year, but new awards will last for five years instead of three. Deadline is *15th March 2010*.

*Universal Biotech Innovation Prize for 2010*

For best therapeutic innovation made by an academic researcher or young company. Deadline is *2nd April 2010.*

*L'Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Fellowships 2010*

For female life and physical science researchers without a permanent academic post. Deadline is *7th April 2010*.

*Railway Capacity Call, EPSRC*

For cross-disciplinary collaborations which develop novel approaches to overcome the capacity constraints of stations and junctions on the main line rail network in Great Britain. Deadline is *14th April 2010*.

*JISC Grants for E-Learning*

The latest round of JISC's Learning and Teaching Innovation Grants is now open. Deadline is *19th April 2010*.

*BBSRC Advanced Training Partnerships*

*Philip Leverhulme Prizes, Leverhulme Trust*

A number of awards - £70,000 each - for outstanding scholars under the age of 36. The College has done well with these before. Nominations must be received by *17th May 2010*.


*An Introduction to Research Funding - Informatics*

Download a poster!;

This workshop is aimed at researchers who are about to embark on a postdoctoral research career. It provides and overview of funding options, practical guidance on preparing an application and an opportunity to hear from successful researchers.

* Date: 22nd April 2010 * Time: 10:00-14:00 * Venue: Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Teviot Place * Booking: email

See our website or the transkills website for courses for other Schools.

*Save the date...* the Leverhulme Trust will be visiting the University on 23rd September 2010. More details will follow in due course.

*Events from Others*

*MRC/EPSRC Healthy Ageing and Physical Environment Workshop*

On behalf of the RCUK Lifelong Health and Wellbeing initiative, the MRC and the EPSRC are hosting a workshop on Healthy Ageing and the Physical Environment in co-operation with Tsinghua University in China. Professor Nick Tyler, Director of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing CRUCIBLE initiative, will be organising and leading the workshop.

* Workshop date: 15th-16th May 2010 * Workshop location: Tsinghua University, Beijing, China * Deadline for applications to participate: 5th March 2010 * Applying: Short form on the EPSRC website

*Coaching for Public Talks*

The Edinburgh Beltane will be running a coaching session during March for those who are planning public talks in the next few months. Possible dates for the session are the 15th March or the week commencing either the 22nd or 29th March. If you're interested in attending, please contact Ruth Edwards, stating your preferred range of dates.

*Life Sciences - Investing in Discovery*

Event on securing investment for life sciences R&D that is being held here in Edinburgh. Speakers include Professor Anne Glover and Edinburgh's own Professor Sir John Savill and Professor Steve Yearley.

* Date: 23rd March 2010 * Venue: Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood, Edinburgh * Booking: Email

*Information Day on the 2011 EU Health Work Programme*

Details of 2011 calls that will be made under the EU's Framework Programme Health will be released in July 2010. There will be an information day for potential applicants in June 2010 (likely to be the 8th June) in Brussels. We'll bring you more details as they become available.

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