RKEO Grant Writing Group Programme

From October to March, the Research and Knowledge Exchange Office ran its inaugural grant writing group programme. In collaboration with experienced researchers from across the University, five workshops were held, aimed at equipping researchers with the tools and support they need to submit a large grant to a main funder. Our aim was to enable …

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 …

FUNDamental Cafe – British Academy

Coming off the back of our funding guidance series “FUNDamentals”, we are hosting our first FUNDamental Café. The British Academy will be presentating alongside University of Westminster academics and members of the Research Office to share knowledge and experiene to improve our responses to British Academy funding schemes. To register for this event head over to …

The FUNDamentals Series – #2 Blue skies ahead with Leverhulme Trust

It’s time for the second installment of our FUNDamentals series! These 2 page briefs will provide all the foundations you need to get acquainted with funder priorities, tips, keys schemes and other useful insights. A committed philanthropist throughout his life, when he died in 1925 Lord Leverhulme left a proportion of his holdings in Lever …

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 …

Alert! Alert! How are you using our updated funding searches?

The Research Development Team have been busy talking to senior academics within each school to map the relevant disciplines at Westminster to a bespoke funding alert for each School. Alerts will go out every Friday and will include key funding opportunities for the school’s disciplines. You can now receive these email alerts direct to your …

The FUNDamentals Series – #1 British Academy

Photo by Jo Szczepanska on Unsplash   The first in our FUNDamentals series is now out! These 2 page briefs will provide all the foundations you need to get aquainted with Funder priorities, tips, keys schemes and other useful insights.   The British Academy is a key funder for research in the humanities and social sciences, providing grants …

EU Funding Workshop

The Research Development team held an EU Funding Workshop on 20th May 2019. It was very successful in bringing together staff from diverse research communities and discovering commonalities around their expertise and the Societal Challenge (SC) calls for Horizon 2020 funding. The intent was to stimulate conversation around the topics, regardless ultimately of whether a …