JISC has just launched a new funding call to encourage skills sharing between researchers, engagement practitioners and information management specialists. The project, which will be facilitated by the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE), focuses on the highly topical area of research impact. It invites people to form partnerships to synthesise and share learning about how to embed technology-enabled good practice in impact analysis in research departments, using the expertise of Business and Community Engagement staff.
You can find out more about the call here.
Research departments, engagement specialists and information management experts are invited to register online, to share project ideas and outline the skills and expertise they can offer. Resulting partnerships can bid for up to £30K to fund their projects, and will be expected to work closely with the NCCPE to distil their learning and share their experiences and practical solutions with the wider sector, keep up to date with this project here.
The deadline for receipt of proposals is 31 October 2011. Funding is available for projects starting from January 2012 for six months. All projects must be complete by 30 June 2012.