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Climate Change: Global Problem, Local Actions

RESEARCHconnect team address the challenges of climate change after IPCC shocked the world with its report on the consequences of burning through the 1.5°C carbon target.

HORIZON EUROPE: BUILDING ON THE SUCCESS OF HORIZON 2020

On 7 June 2018, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas held a press conference in Brussels launching the Commission’s proposals for the successor programme to Horizon 2020 – Horizon Europe.

The 5 Most Common Mistakes in Preparing and Drafting Grant Proposals

The 5 Most Common Mistakes in Preparing and Drafting Grant Proposals

In this article, GRANTfinder Senior Consultant Remco van der Zouw describes what he’s learned over years of working in grants consultancy and management.

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Gender Equality in Research

Gender Equality in Research: From Policy to Practice

This paper examines the most recent statistics relating to gender in research; the reasons why women ‘drop off’ the research radar; what is currently being done to tackle the issue of gender equality in research worldwide; and what could be done to improve the percentage of women in research in the future.

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Barriers and Bias Faced by BAME Academics in the UK

Is the Ceiling Made of Concrete - Barriers and Bias Faced by BAME Academics in the UK

This paper examines recent data relating to ethnicity in academia and research; what is currently being done to tackle the issue of racial equality in research and higher education institutions (HEIs); and what other measures can be actioned to improve the percentage of BAME individuals in academia in the future.

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Breaking the Ice with International Research Mobility

Breaking the Ice with International Research Mobility

Mobility and collaboration are an essential part of today’s research landscape. RESEARCHconnect dives into the Arctic as it explores how international mobility is making an impact on the world of research.

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Extending Your Global Reach to Alternative International Funders

Extending Your Global Reach to Alternative International Funders

As competition for research funding becomes fiercer, Idox considers the challenges that research managers face and explores ways of identifying and maximising on alternative sources of international research funding and support.

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Demonstrating the Impact of Research

Demonstrating the Impact of Research - an Overview of International Frameworks and Challenges

This paper explores the changing landscape of research with the Impact agenda; challenges faced by both academia and research funding officers; and tips on how to demonstrate impact – relevant to institutions seeking funding in Europe and beyond.

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