Publications & Event Presentations

Publications and Event Presentations

Presentations from Recent Events

Public Engagement, Impact Case Studies, REF, 29th April 2016



Open Scholarship, 29th April 2016

































REF2020 strategies, Gender, Diversity & H2020 funding

30th October 2015, Middlesex University

How to foster excellent, impactful research, building on the REF evaluations and other commissioned research Steven Hill, Head of research Policy, HEFCE

Defining an excellent research culture – gender, diversity, equality and the Athena Swan charter Dr Ruth E Gilligan, Athena SWAN Manager

LIBRA – a Horizon 2020 project – leading innovative measures to achieve gender balance in research activities Dr Anne Corcoran,




Research Excellence and Funding

28th April 2015 , 11am – 4pm,  Birmingham City University,

Research Excellence Framework: Past and Future. John Rogers, Stirling University

Metrics and other alternatives to the REF. Derek Sayer, Lancaster University

Impact, Measurement and funding. Jane Tinkler, LSE

The British Academy, Research Funding. Ken Emond, British Academy.

H2020 funding information: Flash information on the overall results of a call for proposals and MSCA information










Open Access, Data Curation & Data Management

17th September 2014

The Transition to Open Access – The progress so far: Michael Jubb, Research Information Network Chair

Open Access and Research: Dr David Prosser, Executive Director, Research Libraries  UK

Summary of JISC Projects on Open Access: Balviar Notay Repository Services Senior Manager at JISC (extra notes on JISC projects and services)

Open Access Case Study – Implementation of Open Access, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford: Catríona Cannon, Associate Director, Collection Support Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Data Curation & Management Case Study –  JISC projects and data services at the University of Hertfordshire: Dr Bill Worthington, Group Leader, Enterprise Application Consultants, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Research Data Management – resources from the Digital Curation Centre: Alex Ball, Research Officer, Digital Curation Centre, University of Bath

A session was also held on Collaborative Assessment of Research Data Infrastructure and Objectives (CARDIO)

Collaborative Assessment of Research Data Infrastructure and Objectives (CARDIO) – See more at:
Collaborative Assessment of Research Data Infrastructure and Objectives (CARDIO) – See more at:



The Changing Environment for Postgraduate Research Students and Funding Streams for Established Researchers

2nd April 2014

New Types of PhD – The Professional Doctorate: Dr Annette Fillery-Travis, Principal Lecturer at the Institute of Work Based Learning, Middlesex University

Athena SWAN   : James Lush, Athena Swan Adviser, Equality Challenge Unit

RENU Postgrad Steering Committee – Research Case Studies

Interreg and the North West Europe Programme:  Ian Hill, NW Europe Contact Point (Scotland, N Ireland, N England, W Midlands)

Funding Opportunities in Horizon 2020:  Stephen Alexander, UK National Contact Point (NCP) Network, Technology Strategy Board

High Value Manufacturing Catapult – Research Innovation and Funding:  Dick Elsy, CEO HVM Catapult

Strategies for Diversifying Funding for Research and Knowledge Transfer / Exchange:  Dr Mark Gray, Director of Knowledge Transfer, Middlesex University

Innovation Through Knowledge Transfer  : Prof Bob Howlett, Institute of Knowledge Transfer & KES International, University of Bournemouth



Horizon 2020  – Speakers from the Commission

12th November 2013

Horizon 2020: overview of opportunities and practicalities; and outline of Societal challenges under pillar 3:  Alan Cross, Deputy Head of Unit A3 –  Framework Programme and Simplification,  DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

EU Initiatives for Universities and Researchers:  Adeline Kroll, Directorate B – European Research Area: Knowledge-Based Economy, Unit B.2- Skills

Horizon 2020 Priority 1 interactions with the European Research Council: Benjamin Turner, Policy Analyst in the Support to the Scientific Council unit of the European Research Centre (ERC).

Joint Programming Initiatives: Julia Lewis,UK Representative on the High Level Group on Joint Programming; Assistant Director, European Research Policy, BIS.

The EU Commission Joint Research Centre Jocelyne Gaudin, Head of Unit, Scientific Support to Innovation Union, Foresight and International Relations; European Commission – Joint Research Centre