How do you build an interdisciplinary project on migration?

To mark April as ‘Migration Research Month’, the next ACC coffee morning will address the benefits and limitations of researching migration in an interdisciplinary landscape. On Friday 9 April between 10:00-11:00, please join Roza Tsagarousianou and Federica Mazzara who will start the coffee morning by discussing ‘How do you build an interdisciplinary project on migration?’ Federica …

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Green Space, Wellbeing and COVID-19 webinar

The Sustainable Cities and the Urban Environment (SCUE) research community will be hosting a webinar on Green Space, Wellbeing and COVID-19 on Wednesday 24th March at 16.00. The discussion will be led by Dr Krystallia Kamvasinou, Prof. Rachel Aldred (School of Architecture and Cities) and Dr Nina Smyth (Psychology, School of Social Sciences) who will present research …

Call for contributions: The Many Faces of Migration unconference

The HOMELandS research group and the University Research Communities are working together to stage an ‘unconference’ entitled The Many Faces of Migration on 29th and 30th April 2021. At the University of Westminster many colleagues specialise in migration-related research and the unconference format is designed to showcase that research in its many, diverse forms with panel …

Research Communities Funding Call: COVID-19 Response Results

We are pleased to announce the results of our Research Communities COVID-19 response call. As outlined in a previous post, University of Westminster’s four research communities were launched collectively on the 17th September last year, swiftly followed by individual launches for Health Innovation and Wellbeing (HIW), Diversity and Inclusion (DI), Sustainable Cities and Urban Environments (SCUE) …

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Research Communities Funding Call: COVID19 Response

We are excited to announce that University of Westminster, generously supported by the Quintin Hogg Trust, is announcing a one-off funding call for projects seeking to address issues arising from the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. Via our four Research Communities we will fund a small number of projects based in each Community which, taken together, …

Research Communities Launch Event

Community Funding Update

Activity resulting from our inaugural round of community funding is now well underway, and we wanted to keep you abreast of what has happened so far. The four research communities were launched collectively on the 17th September last year, swiftly followed by individual launches for Health Innovation and Wellbeing (HIW), Diversity and Inclusion (DI), Sustainable …

Researcher Development Workshops – Autumn Programme

Getting research done and done well is always challenging and developing your research career is a continual process. In this connection, the Research Office has organised a series of workshops by which you can discover new approaches that will support you in the development of your research practice. The Autumn programme is below, and also …

Research Communities Funding Call

We are delighted to announce the first funding call related to our new University of Westminster Research Communities. Full details of the call including funds available, deadlines, details regarding the application procedure and requirements and the online form to submit a proposal are available via Sharepoint here. We look forward to receiving your submissions!

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Call for nominations: represent early and mid-career researchers on Research Committee

One of the ways in which members of staff engaged in research can actively contribute to their community is by serving on the University of Westminster Research Committee. Currently representatives from the Readers and Professors, as well as Doctoral Researcher cohorts have positions on Research Committee. We are now seeking a representative to join the Research Committee from the early/mid-career researcher cohort. …

Event: Horizon. Watch the UKRO presentation from our EU Funding Workshop

If you have read our earlier blog post regarding the EU Funding Workshop organised by the Research Development team back in May you will know that one of the speakers was Malgorzata Czerwiec, UKRO European Advisor. Malgorzata’s presentation on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2019-20 is now available to watch here. Since this video was recorded topics …