Over the coming academic year there will be a number of targeted investment initiatives in research to strengthen our TIRI agenda and the quality of our submission for REF2020. In order to help colleagues plan ahead the deadlines for the three main initiatives have now been decided and are highlighted below. Further, in order to provide additional support to colleagues a briefing event covering all the 2016-17 research funding schemes will be held at 10am-11.30am on Friday 2 September in The Neville-Rolfe Board Room. Please email Donna Zarei if you anticipate attending.
I am pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Jenkinson Research Awards. Full details are available on the Research & Graduate School Website.
The 2017 Jenkinson Awards are designed to support embryonic research initiatives in the context of TIRI. The principal aim of the fund, in line with our 2015-2020 Strategic Plan and our Research Plan is to “Improve the quality of research activities which support teaching”.
Applications will be judged on the following criteria:
The fund is designed to support research activities which will lead to further research success at a higher level. This would include but not be limited to:
If in doubt as to eligibility please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This year’s Awards Evening will be held on 8 December 2016 from 6pm and will involve previous Ainsworth Award winners and will celebrate research success in 2016.
This year the University will once again be funding a small number of full research studentships for exceptional applicants. The deadline for projects for studentships is 5pm on 30 November 2016. Schools hosting approved projects will then be able to advertise the studentships across the university and in some cases beyond the University.
The aims of the Ainsworth Scheme are:
Application forms for Ainsworth awards will be available on the Research & Graduate School website shortly.
We will once again be running our Ryley Award scheme designed to support current undergraduate students to engage with established University of Bolton research projects and teams. The deadline this year is 5pm 28 February 2017.
Application forms for Ryley Awards will be available on the Research & Graduate School website shortly.
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