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May 31, 2013
» Calling All Researchers!!

The University has recently been contacted by the Welsh Government regarding the Beyond 2011 Programme. They are interested in bringing together social scientists from across the Welsh academic sector to explore their Census type data needs. Do you have an … Continue reading

May 21, 2013
» Connected communities research development workshop

The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites expressions of interest to attend a one-day connected communities research development workshop. The aim of this workshop is to support the development of ideas for research projects to explore and enhance the sustainability … Continue reading

May 15, 2013
» WISERD 2013 Annual Conference – Early Bird Deadline Has Been Extended!!!

Wales’ largest social science conference will take place on 25th and 26th June at the University of South Wales. This annual conference showcases policy relevant research in Wales and attracts colleagues from academic, policy, public, private and third sectors. The … Continue reading

March 14, 2013
» UK-India Initiative on Social Sciences PhD Partnering launched

A new UK-India PhD Partnering Initiative in the Social Sciences has been launched with funding from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). This … Continue reading

February 19, 2013
» AXA 2013 Post Doctoral Fellowship Campaign

The AXA Research Fund is calling for applications for the 2013 Post Doctoral Fellowship Campaign. Post-Doctoral projects must be related to one of the general topics listed below, and should contribute to a better understanding of one of these three … Continue reading

February 8, 2013
» L’Oreal UK & Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science – 2013 Applications Now Open

Each year, the International Programme recognises the achievements of exceptional female scientists and awards them with fellowships to help further their research. In 2013, four awards of £15,000 each, will be offered to outstanding female post doctoral researchers in the … Continue reading

December 11, 2012
» New RCUK briefings highlight the vital role of research in fostering a green economy

Research Councils UK (RCUK) has recently published new research briefings to highlight the pivotal role of UK research in securing a green future. Three briefings have been published as part of the Fostering a green economy – the vital role … Continue reading

December 3, 2012
» NEMODE Opportunities

NEMODE Network+ Research Call for Pilot Studies: Platforms as New Economic Models in the Digital Economy Applicants are invited to apply for a short-term pilot study funding from the RCUK Digital Economy Theme (DE) NEMODE Network+. It is anticipated that … Continue reading

November 1, 2012
» Science and Security: Linking Social Science, Arts and Humanities to understand the impacts of science and technology on defence and security

As part of the RCUK Global Uncertainties Programme, the ESRC, AHRC and Dstl Futures and Innovation Domain are pleased to announce a new research initiative entitled ‘Science and Security: Linking Social Science, Arts and Humanities to understand the impacts of … Continue reading

October 16, 2012
» WISERD 2013 Conference – Call for Papers

Introduction The WISERD 2013 Conference will be held on 25-26 June 2013 in the Universityof Glamorgan Conference Centre. We are delighted to be able to confirm that Professor David Martin (Southampton); Professor Lindsay Patterson (Edinburgh); and Professor Laura McAllister (Chair … Continue reading