Workshop Postdoc Funding 2013

Professional Development Workshops

International Postdoctoral Funding Opportunities

12 February 2013, 1:00-5:00pm
The Gallery, AAH Offices,
70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ

This event provided independent, freelance and early career art historians with invaluable information about international postdoctoral opportunities, and allowed attendess to liaise in an informal context with funding body professionals and advisors. The workshop included presentations from three visiting speakers, each followed by a Q&A and discussion relating to eligibility and application procedures.

Speakers included:

Dr Ian Lyne
Associate Director of Programmes, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Ian specialises in career development for researchers, including AHRC’s postgraduate and fellowship funding, and its International Placement Scheme. He will be talking about AHRC funding opportunities for supporting international collaborations and visits, as well as the role of the Research Councils’ international teams in supporting the development of international research opportunities with other funding agencies. Click here for infomation from this talk.

Emma Carey
Former European Advisor, UK Research Office (UKRO)

Emma worked at the AHRC for six years before moving to UKRO, where she spent four years focusing on social sciences and humanities funding and acting as the National Contact Point for the Marie Curie Actions. She will focus on European Research Council schemes, including Framework Programme 7, the main EU funding programme for research (due to finish at the end of 2013), and its replacement programme, Horizon 2020, which will run until 2020. Click here for information from this talk.

Maggie Credland
European Funding Administrator, Research and Innovation Service, University of Leeds

Maggie is the pre-award European Funding Administrator at the University of Leeds, and the main point of contact for anyone requiring support for applications to the FP7 PEOPLE programme, which includes the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship Calls. She advises on the content of applications, interprets the Guide for Applicants, and delivers proposal preparation workshops and other related training and information events. Maggie will talk in detail about the three types of FP7 Marie Curie Individual Fellowships: International Incoming Fellowship, International Outgoing Fellowship and Intra European Fellowship, with a focus on eligibility criteria and budgets. Click here for more information about this talk.