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Two-day workshop

Monday 6th - Tuesday 7th October 2003

Venue: University of Strathclyde


This is a two-day workshop organised by the RCBN and hosted by the University of Strathclyde. The workshop will is aimed primarily at mid-career and experienced researchers interested in applying for funding under the ESRC programme and centre themes. The workshop will be led by Professor Andrew Pollard (University of Cambridge) and Professor Teresa Rees (Cardiff University).

The workshop will take place over two days (see draft programme below) and will consist of presentations structured around the following themes:

• Developing ESRC programme and centre bids - this presentation by Professor Andrew Pollard and Professor Terry Rees is available by clicking here.

• The role of the ESRC Priorities Board - this presentation by Professor Terry Rees is available by clicking here.

• A case study of a successful programme bid

• The role of the Research Grant Funding Board

The workshop is free to all Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) researchers and all travel expenses will be paid. Places are also available to individuals who are not members of the TLRP at a subsidised cost of £30. There are a limited number of places, so bookings will be taken on a first come first served basis.

If you would like more information and/or would like to book a place on the workshop please contact the RCBN office ( or 029 2087 5345) or fill out an RCBN booking form.


Monday 6th October

12.00pm – 1.30pm Arrival and buffet lunch
1.30pm – 3.00pm

Introduction and welcome:
Professor Andrew Pollard, University of Cambridge

The work of the ESRC Research Priorities Board:
Professor Teresa Rees, Cardiff University

3.00pm – 3.30pm Tea and coffee
3.30pm – 5.00pm Developing ESRC centre and programme bids:
Professor Andrew Pollard and Professor Teresa Rees
5.00pm Close

Tuesday 7th October

9.00am – 10.30am A case study of a successful programme bid:
Professor Frank Coffield, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
10.30am – 11.00am Tea and coffee
11.00am – 12.30pm The role of the Research Grants Board:
Professor Rosemary Deem, University of Bristol
12.30pm Close and buffet lunch
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