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Mapping the Future of Medicine – the Human Cell Atlas

The HCA initiative has expanded significantly since 2016. It will build on the work of the human genome and have a similarly profound impact on the future of medicine.

Join RESEARCHconnect at EARMA 2019!

We are delighted to be recognised as Gold Sponsors of EARMA and will be attending the conference in Bologna to showcase our services in funding and consultancy and how they can help to grow the research capability of institutions across Europe.

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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Priorities and Perceptions: Funding for the Arts and Humanities in an International Context

This paper examines the consequences of the financial and economic crisis of the late 2000s for arts and humanities funding. This paper also includes examples of the types of arts funders and funding programmes currently available.

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