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Cambridge Research Office course timetable


Tue 18 Jun – Fri 2 Aug

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June 2019

Mon 24
Research Funding Team: An Introduction new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The key points are as follows:

  • Research Professional (RP) and funding opportunities (how to use RP, how RF Team use it and annotate it)
  • Restricted calls policy and process
  • PVC and VC support letters policy
  • Brief intro to other areas of responsibility and activity (institutional funding grants, funder relations, etc.).

July 2019

Tue 9
Symplectic Elements: An Introduction new Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)
  • Introduction to the data Research Information Team hold on research outputs and their provenance
  • Introduction to the tools that can be used with them
  • Outlining the types of insight/intelligence that can be gathered from this activity
  • Opportunity to explore with the trainer what sort of data/insight/intelligence would help you in your work to help inform future direction of travel
Wed 10
Writing Grant Applications new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Denver Room
  • The UK academic funding system
  • Current funding landscape
  • Research project design
  • Grant writing tips
Thu 11
Pathways to Impact new Finished 09:30 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Denver Room
  • United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) requirements for impact in a grant application
  • Do’s and Don’ts in writing a pathways to impact
  • Impact support initiatives at Cambridge
  • Pathways to mpact assessment exercise
Fri 12
Dimensions Plus: An Introduction new Finished 12:00 - 14:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Ferrara Room (IT Training Room)

The session will cover:

  • Using dimensions to learn about researchers’ interests.
  • Using interests to map to the many various themes/calls, etc.
  • Working out who to approach on specific projects.
  • Working out what happens elsewhere and how to make the most of that knowledge.

Please make sure you spend some time to look at the available resources below to get an idea of the system:

August 2019

Fri 2
Justification of Resources: Best Practice new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room
  • Overview and background
  • Funder variations
  • How to structure and write a justification
  • Good / bad practice
  • Examples (UKRI / EC)