Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorships – Call for Expressions of Interest

  The University is keen to consider eligible applications from outstanding international researchers not currently working in the United Kingdom, to bring their research and teaching experience to the UK and to advance our goals through a professorship with the university. The University of Westminster has a proud tradition of global collaboration. We ranked 28th in the …

Research Integrity Annual Narrative Statement: February 2021

The University’s latest Annual Narrative Statement around its work in the area of research integrity has been published on the University’s public Research Governance website, where earlier iterations of the Statements can also be found. The Statements are made publicly available in order to provide information to all involved in research around the work the …

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Publish Open Access with Taylor and Francis Journals

Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish original research articles in any of Taylor & Francis Open Select journals at no further charge to the author.  Open Select gives you the option to make your paper open access in one of 2,300+ subscription journals. These span across subject areas and include both Taylor & Francis …

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Publish Without Charge in select Public Library of Science (PLOS) Journals

Corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish their articles through Gold Open Access in select PLOS journals, without having to pay open access, or APC fees.  This is because, as a university, we have entered into an agreement with PLOS, covering the cost of publishing in PLOS ONE and any of the community …

Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard scheme – open for applications

Are you an early career researcher in your first independent post? Does your research have clear relevance to human health? If so, the Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard awards may be what you are looking for! The Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard awards are aimed at biomedical researchers at the start of their first independent post to help launch their research …

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 …

Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey (CEDARS) 2021

The CEDARS (Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey) – What is it and why is it important?   The University is running the Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research survey this April. Designed in collaboration between Vitae, researchers and researcher developers across the HE sector in the UK, CEDARS seeks to gather …

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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 …