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Publish Open Access with Sage (including IMechE and RSM)

Corresponding authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish their articles through Gold Open Access in 900+ subscription journals in the current SAGE Premier package,  the IMechE Journal Collection and the Royal Society of Medicine Collection  PLEASE NOTE, THIS ONLY COVERS THE HYBRID JOURNALS IN THESE LISTS, NOT THE FULLY GOLD OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS.  Original research papers, review papers, brief …

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University Records and Archives

The University Records and Archives team manages two collections (the University of Westminster Archive and the Westminster Menswear Archive); we also provide an archival research advice service for staff and students to help you find the most relevant collections you can. About the Collections The University of Westminster Archive is largely an administrative archive of …

The British Library Sessions for Researchers

In the series of their webinars on a variety of topics, the British Library are running two online sessions for researchers. Both sessions are free and require online registration.  Information about webinars and links for details and online registration can be found below.  How to access digital resources: a free webinar for researchers Friday 1st …

The COVID-19 virus

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, …

Nuffield Foundation FUNDamental

NUFFIELD FOUNDATION Background Nuffield Foundation is an independent charitable trust with a mission to advance educational opportunity and social well-being, particularly for those whose opportunities are constrained by disadvantage at different points in their lives.  The foundation supports research that informs social policy, primarily in Education, Welfare and Justice. They also provide opportunities for young people to develop skills and confidence in …

Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard Scheme

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 …

Getting started with Research Professional

University of Westminster has a subscription to Research Professional and all staff are able to use it free of charge. It is the UK’s most comprehensive source of up-to-date information on available research funding opportunities. It’s the benchmark for such databases and is used by the majority of UK universities. Please have a read through …

Westminster to Run VITAE Culture, Environment and Development in Academic Research Survey (CEDARS) from April to May.

CEDARS is a new, national survey from Vitae which seeks to gather anonymous data on the working conditions of researchers and their managers, as well as on career aspirations and opportunities for career development. The new survey integrates key questions from the CROS (Careers in Research Online Survey) and PIRLS (Principal Investigators and Research Leaders …

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Research Excellence Framework 2021: Update on coronavirus (COVID-19) contingency planning

Research England have sent a letter to all universities announcing that the Research Excellence Framework for 2021 will be delayed until further notice, and that the original submission deadline of 27 November 2020 will no longer apply. A new deadline for submissions will be announced at least eight months in advance to give institutions time to prepare, …