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Research Operations Office


Published on 30 June 2017

ERC Advanced Grant information session – 6th July 2017

The European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant scheme is aimed at academics from any discipline who have a track-record of significant research achievements in the last 10 years. Funding of up to €2.5 million is available for projects up to 5 years and the call deadline is 31st  August 2017. More details about the scheme can be found at

The Research Operations Office (ROO) is organising an information session about applying to the scheme.

Thursday 6th July

9:30am - 12:30pm

Hopkinson Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site

Book your place here

The session will include a brief overview of the scheme by Bethan Jones, the ERC Officer for the University of Cambridge, with hints and tips from Professor Martin Jones who has held his own ERC Advanced Grant as well as being a reviewer for the Advanced Grant scheme, most recently as Panel Chair for the SH6 panel in 2016.


X5 Questionnaire for Academic and Administrative Staff

The Research Office and UIS would like to ask Academic and Administrative staff about their experience of using X5. The questionnaire takes about 10 minutes to complete and asks about any issues you encounter with X5, your suggestions of additional functionality and your views on the training provision. The survey is available until  28th July 2017

As a reminder, here is the training provision offered by the Research Office

If you have any queries please contact

Research Grants User Group Meeting - 27th July 2017

The next Research Grants User Group Meeting will be held on Thursday 27th July 2017. Presentations and minutes from the previous meeting are available on the ROO website.

Thursday 27th July 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

EPSRC Public Affairs and Media Training Opportunity

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is offering a Public Affairs and Media Training opportunity for EPSRC-supported researchers. This opportunity is open to researchers who are interested in policy and evidence-based decision making and keen to acquire new communications skills. Any applicant who considers they would benefit from this training and is supported by a current EPSRC grant is eligible to apply.

The deadline for application is 31st July with the training taking place 3rd & 4th October 2017. Further details are available on the EPSRC website