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Early Career Researcher History Event

Event date Event time Event location
08/03/2017 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Brookfield Campus, University of Leicester

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is holding a one day History event which will bring together members of our Peer Review College (PRC) and early career researchers from across the discipline. The day will be both an opportunity to discuss the current state of the discipline, including emerging areas of interest, as well as to share learning around developing funding applications.

Who is the event for?

This event is open to members of the AHRC PRC and any early career researchers conducting research in the discipline of history.

For our peer reviewers this event is an opportunity to:

  • Discuss the current position of History subject areas and recent and ongoing developments in the discipline
  • To build connections with other researchers
  • To support early career researcher development related to applying for grant.

For early career researchers this event is an opportunity to:

  • Discuss the current position of History subject areas and recent and ongoing developments in the discipline
  • To build connections with other researchers
  • To learn more about the AHRC grant application and review process.

Agenda

  • 0930. Registration and tea/coffee
  • 10:00. Welcome and introduction to the event
  • 10:30. Research Focussed Panel Discussion: Each panel member to give their view on History as a discipline, followed by plenary discussion.
  • 11.30. Breakout group discussions: Groups including Peer Review College members and Early Career Researchers to discuss issues raised by the panel.
  • 12:30. Lunch
  • 13:30 AHRC Presentation on the Application Process An overview of the main AHRC funding schemes, the application and review process, and some common pit falls.
  • 14:00. Early Career Researcher Grant Funding Presentations Presentations by ECRs funded by AHRC on their experience of the application process.
  • 14:45. Grant Application Workshops: Groups including Peer Review College members and Early Career Researchers to discuss what reviewers look for and any tips on preparing an application.
  • 15:30. Tea and coffee with networking and an opportunity to ask questions AHRC staff and Peer Review College Members will be around to answer any remaining questions
  • 16:30 Event Ends

How to register

Applications are still open for ECR registrations. Please use the link below for the ECR registration form.

Early career researchers register here

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 22 February.

Contact details

Please direct any questions to peerreviewcollege@ahrc.ac.uk

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