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University Research Committee

The Policy and Information Team supports Professor Nick Wright who is the PVC (Research & Innovation) and the Faculty Research Deans to ensure the highest quality research is carried out. There is a fortnightly meeting of the University Research Committee to discuss all matters pertaining to and impacting on research within the University, in particular cross-cutting Faculty issues and aims to ensure integration of research through the Faculty Research Committees. The team works closely with colleagues responsible for supporting Faculty research strategy and policy and manages a number of internal funding programmes.

Each Faculty has a Faculty Research Committee. These committees are chaired by the relevant Research Dean and comprise members of various Schools, Centres and Institutes of the Faculty. For more information on these committees, please contact the following:

The Constitution and Terms of Reference of the University Research Committee are available to download from Executive Office website (*internal access only).

Applications for Visiting Professorships and Fellowships

Applications are now invited for the following three schemes:
- University Research Committee Visiting Professorships and Fellowships
- Santander Visiting Research Fellow Fund

Further information and the appropiate application forms are available here.

Applications for this scheme closed on the 28th of March 2014. For information about future calls please contact David Hill (David.Hill@ncl.ac.uk) or Doreen Boddy (Doreen.Boddy@ncl.ac.uk)

University Research Centre(s)

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Strategic Development Funds for Reseach and Innovation 2014

Bids are now open for the above strategic funding stream, totalling £150,000. Funds will be used in the first instance to support Research Centres in the first instance and awards will normally be for between £5,000 and £10,000. For further details and the application form please see the dedicated page here.