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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

Horizon 2020 Opportunities for Energy Researchers - Workshop

24th March 2014, 09:00 to 12:00, Room E240, School of Engineering & Computing Sciences

DEI are hosting a workshop to provide researchers with advice on the calls which present the best opportunities for Durham Energy researchers and information on the resources available and the submission process. Including insights into the process provided by one of the EU proposal assessors. There will also be an opportunity to discuss what bids are currently in development by Durham researchers, potentials for collaboration and next steps. Information on Horizon 2020 can be found at

To register to attend, please email by Friday 21 March 2014, indicating any dietary requirements.


Tea, coffee & pastries provided from 09:15

09:30-09:35 Introduction & Overview of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges involving Energy - John Bothwell (Co-Director DEI)

09:35-09:50 Support offered by DEI for H2020 proposals, including support with Research (& REF) Impact - Jacki Bell & Chris Dent

09:50-10:05 Responding to Horizon 2020 Calls - Evelyn Tehrani

10:10-10:30 EU Funded Proposals: An assessor’s perspective - Geoff Williams

10:30-11:00 Case Studies of Funded, large proposals / EU-funded proposals

11:00-12:00 Discussion and Next Steps

 Break-out groups to discuss responses to specific themes/ calls such as:

  • Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy
  • Competitive Low Carbon Energy
  • Smart Cities and Communities
  • Euratom
  • The Human Factor in the Energy System
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-ETN) 2015