Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute (NUHRI) invites students to propose an interdisciplinary research challenge
for summer 2018.
The Challenge Labs scheme is:
- open to all current Newcastle University students (undergraduate or postgraduate);
- designed to support interdisciplinary approaches to humanities-related research challenges;
- funding projects up to £3k (incl. student bursaries) over a three-week period in summer vacation 2018.
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The Vice-Chancellor’s Education Excellence awards aim to raise the status of teaching and learning at Newcastle University by rewarding those individuals and teams who make a marked impact on enhancing our student educational experience.
The Award is open to all members of staff, at Newcastle, NUIS, NUMed and NUL, whose work enhances the student educational experience. In addition, applications are welcome from staff of associated employers with direct and substantive involvement in the delivery of the student experience at Newcastle, for example, staff of INTO Newcastle University. Groups of colleagues who work closely together are invited to apply for the team award.
For more information about the award and the application process, please visit the VC’s Award page on the LTDS website.
The submission dates for ULTSEC Innovation Fund have been announced for 2017/18.
Responsive project proposal submission deadlines
Autumn – Monday 20th November 2017 4pm
Spring – Thursday 12th April 2018 4pm
Summer – Wednesday 30th May 2018 4pm
Strategic project proposal submission deadlines
Semester 1: Monday 22nd January 2018 4pm
Semester 2: Monday 21st May 2018 4pm
We will be running some webinars and workshops which will be available to book via the Learning and Teaching Development Programme shortly.
The dates of the workshops are:
- 19th October 2017 10 .00am – 11.00am Training Room 4 Herschel Building
- 23rd February 2018 10.00am – 11.00am ARMB 3.41
The dates of the webinars are:
- 17th October 11.00 – 11.30
- 19th January 10.00 – 10.30
- 20th February 10.00 – 10.30
Are you going to a conference based on technology and teaching? Are you presenting at that conference?
If you are you are willing to come and share your experiences and learning points with NUTELA, we might be able to help by contributing to the conference fees. If you are registered for a conference, let us know.
To apply: submit a copy of your abstract presentation acceptance, a copy of the invoice and a 500 word explanation as to how your attendance will benefit the University by May 31, 2016 to the NUTELA steering group.
Past years’ awards
In 2014-15 the following awards were made:
- 7 Responsive Projects, each for up to £2,500
- 5 Strategic Projects, each for up to £10,000
Details of all the projects can be found in the 2014/15 list of funded projects.
2014 Awards: Strengthening the relationship between research and teaching, Diversifying our portfolio of programmes, and Assessment and feedback.
In 2014 the panel funded 14 projects, each for up to £5k. Six projects were funded under the priority theme ofAssessment and feedback. Five projects were funded under the priority theme of Diversifying our portfolio of programmes. Three projects were funded under the priority themes Strengthening the relationship between research and teaching. Relevant resources are:
- the 2014 list of funded projects – congratulations to all the award winners
- guidance notes for applicants, including suggestions for projects aligned with each of the priority themes
- resources from the Innovation Fund dissemination and welcome event on 9th December 2013 which included presentations from a number of Innovation Fund 2013 project teams. Here is the running order for the event and here is the ReCap recording (the recording lets you navigate between presentations). The table below has links to speakers’ slides and other materials
- this short video for applicants, talking through the application process and judging criteria.