If you are considering submitting a proposal to the next Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships (IF) scheme and are a little baffled by the Guide for Applicants, then the European Commission has published an updated list of Frequently Asked Questions.
Are you thinking of applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSC) Individual Fellowship (IF) this year?
The UK Research Office, who are also the UK National Contact Point for MSC, will be holding three information and proposal writing events for researchers who are interested in applying for the 2014 MSCA Individual Fellowships call, The events will cover key issues relating to planning, writing and submitting proposals.
The three events will be taking place in Cardiff, Coventry and London:
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 - Cardiff University
Monday,9 June 2014 - University of Warwick
Thursday,19June 2014 - Royal Veterinary College, London
For further information, inlcuding the programme for the day, please see the UKRO website(log in required) or contact Research and Enterprise. Attendance is free of charge, but capacity at the venue is limited and places will therefore be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Individual Fellowships from the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) will award experienced scientists (postdocs) who want to strengthen their career through mobility. The MCSA offer funding schemes for moving and working at a host institution within or outside Europe. Candidates of any nationality can participate.
Only the country of the institution where the candidate will work is determinant. In that context, and following recent political developments, please note that Switzerland is currently considered as a Third Country and Swiss institutions cannot host MSCA fellowships.
For questions, please contact Research & Enterprise. The 2014 budget for Individual Fellowships under MSCA is €240.5 millions.
The University of Lincoln’s UK Research Office European Advisor, Edward Heelas, will be visiting the university on Tuesday 25th February. The agenda for the day has now been finalised and is as follows:
Horizon 2020 Overview
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (NCP:UKRO*)
European Research Council (NCP:UKRO*)
The UK Research Office (http://www.ukro.ac.uk/Pages/UKRO.aspx) is the Europe-based office of RCUK, providing information and advice on European Union funding for research and higher education. In addition to supporting UK universities with the new Horizon 2020 funding programme, UKRO are also the UK National Contact Point for the prestigious European Research Council funding grants and the Marie Curie schemes within Horizon 2020.
All will take place in Think Tank in the Orange Room. Attendance is open to all University of Lincoln Academic and Support staff. If you would like to attend any or all of the above please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of what which sessions.