ERC - Behind the scenes


16/03/2017 - 16/03/2017


11:45AM - 2:30PM


Queen's - Canada room, Lanyon building

Meet with ERC Panel Members

The European Research Council (ERC) provide attractive, long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams to pursue ground-breaking, high-gain/ high-risk research. Research funded by the ERC is expected to lead to significant advances and to set a clear and inspirational target for frontier research across Europe.

This year the Research Development EU team proposes to focus on the evaluation process. Dr Fiona Kernan from the ERC Executive Agency will give some general information on the process. Following her talk, three ERC Panel Members will share their experience with us.



11.45   Registrations & Lunch buffet

12.15   Welcome

            Professor James McElnay, Pro-VC for Research, Enterprise and Postgraduate affairs

12.25   ERC grants in a nutshell

             Dr Fiona Kernan, Head of Fundamental Life Sc. and Health from the ERC Executive Agency

12.40   Three ERC Panel Members share their experience

- Professor Laurence Fontaine, CNRS, Paris
  Starting Grant – Social Sciences and Humanities (SH6)

- Professor Christine Davies, Glasgow University
  Consolidator Grant – Physical Sciences & Engineering (PE2)

- Professor Stephen B. Dunnett, Cardiff University
  Advanced Grant – Life Sciences (LS5)

13.40   Questions to the panel

14.30   End of the event


Please register here.

For any query, please contact the Research Development EU team: 

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ERC - Behind the scenes

Date(s): 16/03/2017 - 16/03/2017
Time: 11:45AM - 2:30PM
Location: Queen's - Canada room, Lanyon building