This week’s messages of good luck are due to Darren Lilleker (MS) and to Chris Pullen (MS) for submitting large bids to the Leverhulme Trust, Gill Jordan (HSC) for submitting a bid to the South West Strategic Health Authority to explore the role of mentorship in supporting learning and assessment in practice, Edwin van Teijlingen (HSC) for submitting a bid to Bliss Innovation in Care Fund, Steve Calver and the Market Research Group (ST) for submitting a bid to Weymouth College to host focus groups, and to Sofronis Efstathiou (MS) for an animation pilot development bid to Nick Rose Ltd. It has also been a busy week for bidding to the EC Marie Curie fellowship schemes – bids have been submitted by Bogdan Gabrys (DEC), Jian Chang (MS), Rob Britton (ApSci) and Richard Stillman (ApSci). The Marie Curie schemes offer opportunities for mobility and research training, whilst also building institutional research capacity. Good luck to all of you!
Congratulations are due to Steve Richards and Lisa Stuchberry (ST) for winning a contract with LHC Architecture, Jonathan Wardle for winning CPD contracts with the BBC, Skillset and Met Film Ltd, Clive Andrewes for securing the repeat contract for the 2011-12 GP work and also for winning a contract with Dorset Community Health Services for a PDU accreditation, and to Joanne Holmes for running a nutrition course for Partners in Care. Many congratulations are also due to Bronwen Russell and the Bournemouth Archaeology team for securing three new contracts, all with Wardell Armstrong, Steve Calver and the Market Research Group (ST) for a small contract with Holburne Museum in Bath to undertake and analyse a survey, Liam Toms and the Creative Enterprise Bureau (MS) for winning a contract with Hidden Renewable Energy Ltd, Amber Burton (MS) for winning a contract with Dorset Wildlife Trust, Demetra Andreou (ApSci) for winning a grant from the Fisheries Society of the British Isles and to David Osselton (ApSci) for securing funding from Randox to explore eyewitness techniques. Well done and keep up the good work!
Professor Matthew Bennett
PVC (Research, Enterprise & Internationalisation)