RIS — find out more at roadshows across the University

Roadshows showcasing the Research Information System (RIS) take place from Tuesday 20 March, giving colleagues the opportunity to find out about the new functionality that will be coming online over the next few months. RIS provides a structured way of managing the preparation, approval and submission of grant applications, as well as providing a user-friendly …

Professor Sarah Sharples joins the Council of the EPSRC

Professor Sarah Sharples, the Faculty of Engineering’s Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, has been appointed to the Council of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Professor Sharples will join the 12-strong board following the establishment on 1 April 2018 of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which is bringing together the seven …

Sharing our Research Vision: faculty drop-in sessions

Guest blog from Professor Dame Jessica Corner. As Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, I am deeply committed to engaging with the University’s community of researchers and encouraging conversations between us all. I find it invaluable to hear how things are and how the University can provide better support for the exceptional research we carry …

Being a lab rat – driving simulator

I’ve worked for the University for six years now. One of the things I like most about the job is getting access to cool stuff. I get to hear a lot of the calls for volunteers that researchers put out, looking for guinea pigs to help prove, or disprove, their latest theory. I’ve been in an MRI …