UKRO Annual Visit / European Research Council (ERC) Event
- Cledwyn Conference Room 3, Main University Building
- Thursday 6 September 2018, 10:00–16:00
- Cornelia Thomas
- 01248 38 8122
This event will be an ERC focus day with Andrew Macdonell, our UKRO (UK Research Office, Brussels) European Advisor for Wales. Andrew is also the National Contact point for the ERC.
Please note: Andrew has agreed to review and comment on draft or partial proposals and/or CV’s of applicants in advance of the visit. Please e-mail drafts to Cornelia Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 10.00 20 August.
10:00 – Update on UKRO, BREXIT and current UK-EU funding situation
10:20 – ERC – What it offers and what it funds
Starting Grant: deadline expected Oct 2018
Consolidator Grant: deadline expected Feb 2019
Synergy Grant: Expected Nov 2018
11:10 - How to apply. An overview of the application process, focussing on the different sections (A, B1, B2)
12:00 - Research Office Support and Call Timetable
12:10 - Talk and Q&A with successful ERC Grantee – Dr Kami Koldewyn
13:00 – Lunch (provided). Opportunity for discussions with Andrew and other applicants
14:00 - Group discussion of proposals.
Applicants to prepare questions in advance about their proposals and discuss as a group, focussing on making the proposals well- structured and punchy
15:00 - Worked Examples as a group.
Andrew will make up a sheet of questions and problems he’s dealt with and attendees can tryto figure out what they should do/what the ERC will do.
Please note in the “special requirements” box if you will be staying for lunch.