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Research Operations Office


Published on 9 April 2021

Deadline for 2021 ERC Starting Grant Call Extended Further

Due to some on-going technical issues with the Funding & Tenders Portal, preventing users from accessing and submitting their draft proposals, the ERC Executive Agency (ERCEA) has decided to further extend the deadline of its 2021 ERC Starting Grant call until 17:00:00 (Brussels time) on Monday 12 April 2021.


Latest News and Guidance for Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is the latest EU flagship programme for research and innovation, following-on from its predecessor, Horizon 2020. The Research Office has collated information for applicants on its Latest EC News page and Guidance page including

These pages are continually updated as we receive more details about specific calls and guidance.   


Wellcome Trust Organisation Spend Report – Departmental Expenditure Checks

An Organisational Spend Report (OSR) is submitted quarterly to the Wellcome Trust (WT) by the Research Operations Office (ROO) for the months of March, June, September and December. Before ROO submits the OSR, please could Departments check and verify all their WT expenditure on CUFS and make any amendments before the March 2021 General Ledger period closes. 

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