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Research funding: strategies to succeed

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Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm
Venue: Room 3033, Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB
Price: free
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Bourlakis

Research funding: strategies to succeed

Professor Michael Bourlakis will analyse the UK research funding landscape and he will illustrate various strategies which academic colleagues and researchers could consider to be successful.

Professor Bourlakis is the Director of Research for Cranfield School of Management and the Head of the Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management Group. He is an internationally renowned and established authority in logistics and supply chain management especially in food, retail and sustainable supply chains.  He has been very successful in winning substantial external funding.  Specifically, he has won more than 28 research and consulting projects (as PI or Co-I) totalling more than £27.5 million (total allocated project funding) from various bodies (EPSRC, Food Standards Agency, Technology Strategy Board, EU [FPVI, FPVII], Horizon 2020, Marie Skodowska-Curie), local Regional Development Agencies and private companies. Professor Bourlakis has been involved with pre- and post-project evaluations for the European Commission and he has acted as an Expert Reviewer and / or Panel Member for various funding bodies (Academy of Finland, AXA Research Fund, Flanders Research Foundation (Belgium, FWO), Czech Science Foundation, French National Research Agency, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada), Research Grants Council of Hong Kong etc.)  In the UK, he has been a Reviewer for the British Academy, ESRC, Leverhulme Trust and he is currently a Member of the EPSRC Associate Peer Review College. 

Lunch will be provided.

Booking is essential to attend this event.

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Contact: Reza Zanjirani Farahani


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