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Academic Development Programme

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Academic Development Programme Events Calendar 2014/2015*

UPCOMING EVENTS -  - LENT TERM|    SUMMER TERM|

UPCOMING EVENTS

DATE

PROGRAMME

TIME

EVENT TITLE

 

 

 


SUMMER TERM

 


11/05/2015

Research Funding

12.00 - 13.30

Information Session: What is Horizon2020?

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). This session covers the Horizon2020 schemes, how they work, what they fund and what to apply. It outlines upcoming calls in 2015. This session is followed by the session "How to manage your Horizon 2020 award". You are strongly encouraged to attend both. Lunch will be served.
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11/05/2015

Award Management

14.00 - 16.00

Information Session: How to manage your European Funded award - what you need to know

 

Have you recently been awarded a Horizon 2020 award?  Will you be managing Horizon 2020 awards in your department/centre?

Come to this workshop to learn the basics of managing European Commission Horizon 2020 awards.  The workshop will include a presentation by Dr Mauricio Avendano, Deputy Director and Principal Research Fellow in LSE Health and Social Care, who is the  Principal Investigator on an ERC FP7 award entitled, ‘HEALTHCYCLE’. 
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20/05/2015

Research Funding

12.30 - 14.00

Funding for seminars/networks/international workshops

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21/05/2015

Award Management

12.00 - 13.30

Excel Training for Centre Managers

This workshop is aimed at departmental/centre managers and other professional services staff who manage externally funded research grants. 

Find out what examples of spreadsheets are used by centre managers to manage their budgets, expenditure, and HR commitments.  Come to learn tips, tricks and how other professional services staff use Excel to meet their needs and share your experiences.
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27/05/2015

Research Funding

14.00 - 16.00

Funding Clinic

A number of funding clinics throughout the term on a regular basis with not more than 5 academics around a table to discuss particulars of, e.g.   a specific funding scheme, specific application systems, specific research questions and themes.
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02/06/2015

Research Funding

11.30 - 12.30

Looking for funding opportunities - online tools

Research Professional is an online access to news and funding opportunities.  In this session, participants will learn how to set up your profile and use Research Professional to search for suitable funding opportunities. This hand-on session will be delivered in a computer lab and run Run by a Research Development Manager from Research Division. This session will run every term. 
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03/06/2015

REF and Impact

12.30 -14.00

Impact case studies - a panel discussion with LSE authors and REF panel members

LSE faculty who submitted impact case studies to the REF to share their experiences of creating and documenting research impact. As well as supporting understanding of how impact can be generated, the discussion will provide attendees with an insight into both the rewards and the challenges of effectively presenting that impact for REF (or other) assessment. Three panellists confirmed.
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11/06/2015

Research Funding

14.00 - 16.00

Research Funding Road Mapping

This workshop will facilitate an experimental approach to designing a strategic roadmap for funding plans at an individual level.  Aimed at academics, participants will be given a number of tools to define their own funding plans.
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16/06/2015

REF and Impact

12.30 - 14.00

Producing a Four-Star Impact Case Study for REF

In this workshop participants will learn about the nuts and bolts of producing an impact case study for the REF.
This workshop is intended for anyone interested in learning more about how to write or support the production of an impact case study.
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17/06/2015

Award Management

13.00 - 14.00

RIIF Funds and PFR's

This workshop will update staff on the LSE’s Research Incentives Policy which includes both the Personal Financial Rewards (PFR) and Research Infrastructure and Investment Funding (RIIF) schemes.

This policy provides financial rewards for staff who win research funding – to enhance their salaries, to buy out their time from teaching and/or to provide unencumbered research funding – and research funding for the departments and research centres which host them.  
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23/06/2015

Award management

12.30 - 14.30

Panel Discussion: Managing Collaborative Research Projects

Do you want to find out more about collaborative projects? This workshop will explore both the promise and pitfalls of collaborative research projects.
Jon Deer of the Research Division will present on collaborative agreements and other forms of contractual arrangements.  Followed by a panel discussion of three LSE academics who have managed collaborative research projects. Speakers tentatively scheduled include:

 

  • Prof George Gaskell (Pro-Director (Resources and Planning))
  • Dr Panos Kanavos (Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy)
  • Dr Ernestina Coast (Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy)

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Date tbc

Research Funding

Time tbc

Workshop: Designing your grant proposals - What Makes a Research Application?

Aimed at researchers who are relatively new to designing research funding proposals and those who want to brush up their skills.
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Date tbc

Research Funding

10.00 - 17.00

Workshop: Thinking collaboratively - Building a research team

Hands-on workshop with exercises will explore:

  • How to choose your research team.
  • How to think creatively to establish the best team for specific research projects.
  • How to ensure the feasibility of a project is appropriately related to project governance.
  • Research project design activity to generic project management tools.

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* Current events planned for the 2014/15 academic year. Note that dates may change. Check the Training and Development System for updates: https://apps.lse.ac.uk/training-system/ |


PAST EVENTS

Contact the Research Division| if any of these past events are of interest to you as it may be possible to offer repeat sessions.

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