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Resilience compass plot

September 2016 newsletter

Regardless of the ongoing Brexit stramash (an apt Scottish word!), our eyes are on European partnership as we enter the final phase of TESS and prepare for our role as disseminator for new Horizon 2020 research into optimising geothermal energy for large buildings. We're also evaluating the impact of our Climate Smart Agriculture project in Malawi. Read more     … READ MORE >

TESS

February 2016 news update

  Welcome to our February 2016 news update Delivering impact for European research projects has been our main focus over the past few months. We have developed a community ‘resilience tool’ for TESS, written the impact chapter for a Horizon 2020 proposal and disseminated findings from our evaluator survey.… READ MORE >

Deadline imminent! Discover what Horizon 2020 evaluators expect from winning proposals

Q2: What are the key components that made the H2020 proposals you evaluated stand out? (views of three evaluators) … READ MORE >

Horizon 2020

Insights into winning Horizon 2020 funding: exclusive access to research findings

Horizon 2020 (H2020) has a greater emphasis on research impact than previous EU funding streams such as FP6 and FP7. In 2014, 26,000 eligible proposals were submitted, of which 3,800 were above the threshold (16%), but only 1,400 grants were awarded. Although a third of an evaluation score is awarded for impact, it is widely understood that it can be the major distinguishing factor in a winning proposal. Climate Futures is undertaking a study to better understand the views of both H2020 applicants and evaluators on the subject of winning research impact:… READ MORE >

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From pure to applied environmental research – ENDS Report feature

This is a summary of a feature article written by Charles Henderson for the ENDS Report June 2015 Issue… READ MORE >

Seeing change on the horizon

So how will the change to a sustainable, low-carbon future actually come about? I was recently introduced to the International Futures Forum three horizons model, which provides a very useful  ‘practical framework for thinking about the future’.  It builds on the observation that any system goes through the different stages of emergence, growth, peak performance, decline and death and how systemic change may be gradual or sudden.… READ MORE >