Research Briefing

An electronic newsletter produced by Research and Innovation. 

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Research Briefing features:

  • research news
  • latest research funding opportunities and pre-call announcements
  • snapshot of research awards won by LSE academic staff
  • examples of research findings 
  • research and KEI training and events

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May 2022 [REF 2021 Results, LSE Early Career Researcher Network, LSE Research Showcase, LSE Festival 2022, Firoz Lalji PhD Thesis Prize, Staff Wellbeing Update, Naufel Vilcassim Q&A plus more]


March 2022 [Horizon Europe guarantee, UKRI's new open access policy, R&I opportunities platform, UKRI's new strategy, CIVICA Research call 2022 results, Aspect Forum, Wikidata, Sian Brooke Q&A plus more]

January 2022 [UKRI underwrite of EU wave 1, UKRI bureaucracy review, REF2021 staff feedback, Knowledge Transfer Partnership scheme, LSE Festival Research Showcase, RISe Lent Term sessions, research ethics events, Claire Delahunty Q&A plus more]


November 2021 [CIVICA Research Postdoctoral mobility scheme, new call for LSE Research and Impact Support Fund, research funding and race equity briefing, CIVICA Data Science Seminar Series, ARC Accelerator, LSE Consulting's Academic Consulting Portal, Miqdad Asaria Q&A plus more]

September 2021 [New UKRI open access policy, Wellcome Early Career Awards, RISe programme launch, Conflict, Justice and Peace platform launch, LSE Research Showcase autumn series, Public Speaking for Researchers training, Dario Krpan Q&A plus more]

July 2021 [European funding landscape update, LSE Research Showcase, INORMS conference success, Bloomsbury SET Programme, Research Development Team vacancies, year end preparations, changes to UKRI open access policy, Michael Muthukrishna Q&A plus more]

May 2021 [Research Development Race Equity Data Project, new LSE community for research administrators and managers, Wellcome Trust launches new schemes, LSE Research Support Fund round 1 report, Horizon Europe established, Harriet Carter Q&A plus more]

March 2021 [Future of UK R&D funding, REF2021 submission completed, UKRI budget cuts, research and the circular economy, CIVICA newletter, latest CentrePiece magazine, Grace McConnell Q&A plus more] 

January 2021 [Research for the World magazine launch, EU Association update, Global Talent Visa update, UKRI Early Career Researcher Forum, GCRF Strategic Advisory Group, Philip Leverhulme Prizes call 2021, Science & You 2021 call for session proposals, Katerina Dalacoura Q&A plus more]


November 2020 [Wellcome to revise funding opportunities, R&I leads pre-award tracking and collaboration project, Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, updated COVID-19 guidance for research and consulting activities, ARC Accelerator programme, Matthieu Teachout Q&A plus more]

October 2020 [HorizonEurope update, Bloomsbury SET social science awards, UKRI CoA funding, anonymisation and data protection guidance, online ethics review submission system, EPSRC gender diversity, Derek King Q&A plus more]

July 2020 [LSE becomes full CIVICA member, AHRC Advisory Board opportunity, shaping the post-COVID world, summer campus access for researchers, ESRC Centres Competition, UKRI diversity data, Ana Alvarez-Serra Q&A plus more]

June 2020 [Launch of SHAPE initiative, suspension of the Research Incentives Policy, REF timetable updated, shaping the post COVID world, Zinc Academy on mental health, new Research Information Sessions (RISe) open for bookings, broadcast media training, David Ai Q&A plus more]

May 2020 [LSE COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund projects launched, BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards, School of Public Policy COVID-19 webpage and blog, Bloomsbury SET Knowledge Exchange funding call, Storytelling for Researchers webinar, New Library webpage on citation analysis and research visibility, Katerina Dalacoura Q&A plus more]

April 2020 [New online research ethics review system, Future Leaders Fellowships success, Energy for Tomorrow competition, ESRC Centres call, consent guidance, coronavirus funding monitor, call for suggestions for Research and Innovation training programme, academic writing webinars, Sonja Marzi Q&A plus more]

March 2020 [COVID-19 and LSE research, LSE Generate's COVID-19 support campaign, UKRI post-researchfish submission period update, URKI and Europe, LSE research competition winners, launch of Emerald publishing fund plus more]

February 2020 [2020 researchfish submission, Electoral Psychology Observatory launch, LSE Values in Practice Awards, Philip Leverhulme Prizes, Love Data Week, Hongda Zhong Q&A plus more] 

January 2020 [Ground-breaking SASCI project launched at LSE, Wellcome research culture report, KEI Fund, BritishSpanish Society Scholarships Programme, research ethics events, broadcast media training, Library workshop series, Tom Smith Q&A plus more]

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