R&IS Training and Development 2017

Research and Innovation Services is committed to supporting the training and development of all staff. This page provides an overview of the support available  including some links to key documents and online resources that you might find useful when thinking about development and training needs.

TUOS TrainingDevelopment Everywhere

•How we create and innovate
•How we influence and network
•Understanding how we impact on others
•How we make decisions

Staff TrainingSheffield Professionals

An initiative that has been introduced to ensure the talents of professional staff are valued and to help encourage
links between different departments and staff.

TUOS TrainingLearning Management System

Search and book a range of training and development courses.

TUOS TrainingReward and Recognition

Information about reward and recognition within the University.

Be More Informed

Throughout the University there are numerous presentations, lectures, workshops, exhibitions and information available that will help you gain a greater understanding of the current research environment, both internal and external.  Take a look at what's on offer:

Knowledge of the Research Environment

Inaugural Lecture - Professor James Wilsdon

‘After Brexit, UKRI if you want to: a social scientist's field guide to the new research landscape'

Wednesday 3 May, 5pm

*In case anyone was thinking of going to James Wilsdon's inaugural lecture tomorrow, please note the change of venue - now in the Diamond Lecture Theatre 6.*

James Wilsdon is Professor of Research Policy and Director of Impact and Engagement in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield.

All are welcome to attend and there is no need to register. A celebratory wine reception will take place afterwards in ICOSS Foyer.

For further information, please click here.

Article 50 and Horizon 2020

Answers to commonly asked questions in relation to EU funding can be found on the EU referendum advice page here.  Analysis, expert blogs and commentary on EU news can also be found here.  Any questions can also be sent to: eu@sheffield.ac.uk  

The UK Research Office (UKRO) has also produced a document containing FAQ's in relation to EU funding for research, innovation and higher education and Brexit, and can be found here.  UKRO can be contacted on ukro@bbsrc.ac.uk.

Would you like to hold a research-development activity in Brussels?

The White Rose Brussels Office could help you to organise and facilitate an activity in Brussels such as:

  • A showcase event of your research to policy and decision makers to raise the profile of your research
  • Meetings with Commission officials to learn more about European funding
  • Activities to develop potential European partnerships

The next deadline for submission of requests for support (for activities held from September 2017 onwards) is Friday 19th May 2017.

Further information and application form available here.

Register for News and Policy Developments

Why not register with UK Research Office (UKRO)? Doing so will allow you to follow the latest news and to gain, free of charge, access to a range of subscription-based resources including factsheets, briefings and email alerts (note that this subscriber material must not be copied to external facing web pages or shared beyond UoS).

Make the most of this valuable service - register today.

EU Application Deadlines

A calendar of all published H2020 deadlines, including guidance and links to full call details, is available here.