|Calling all ECRs! Registration is Now Open for SPRITE+ Annual ECR Workshop!|
WRITING SUCCESSFUL GRANT APPLICATIONS
FRIDAY 18 SEPTEMBER, 12.30 – 15.30
year's annual ECR workshop will focus on writing successful grant
applications. We have an impressive line-up of contributors with
extensive experience in securing and/or awarding funding. There will be
opportunity to listen to their top tips, ask questions, and network.
Follow the link for more information about the event, and registration.
is an online event and will take place using Zoom. Current SPRITE+ ECRs
will be given priority booking. On 26th August we will open the event
to other networks for their ECRs to sign up. We have an upper limit of
More information and resources will be placed on a
dedicated SPRITE+ page. We will notify attendees of this in due course.
If you require support with caring responsibilities, please check
information on our Access Fund to see if this can meet your needs:
Please direct any questions to email@example.com
|Introducing 'Rising Stars'|
invite ECRs who are SPRITE+ Members or Expert Fellows to share their
research story with the TIPS community as part of our Rising Stars
We will publish a different Rising Star each month in our
newsletter, place the same content on a dedicated SPRITE+ webpage that
is publicly accessible and share on our social media. This is a great
opportunity for ECRs to showcase their research to a range of audiences
from senior academics to stakeholder groups. This may be the start of a
new collaboration or the seed to a future post, so we encourage ECRs to
put any modesty aside and share their achievements.
Check the link to find out more and participate.
|Call for Events and Activities!|
is delighted to support its Members and Expert Fellows who wish to lead
events or activities that explore aspects of TIPS in the Digital
Economy, within and beyond academia.
We are offering logistical
support to help organise the activity and will make available up to
£5,000 of funding per activity to cover associated costs (e.g., travel,
materials, professional facilitation/online production costs, data
Check the link to find out more.
|Call for More Career Journeys!|
Thank you to everyone who has already submitted their career journey to us!
are looking to publish even more career journeys that got our members,
experts, and project partners to where they are today. Take a look at
the published journeys here: https://spritehub.org/career-journeys/
are happy for you to submit written responses back to us, or we could
arrange a virtual call to conduct the interview that way. Get in touch
with Dmitry (firstname.lastname@example.org) to submit your journey!
|SPRITE+ Project Partner Spotlight!|
We continue to publish Career Journey interviews with SPRITE+ Project Partners, Experts, and Members.
This time, the spotlight is on SPRITE+ Project Partner CybSafe, and its Head of Behavioural Science Dr. John Blythe.
Follow the link to find out more about his inspiring career and movement between academia, government, and industry.
|New Opportunities Listed on SPRITEHub Portal!|
have added a number of career opportunities to our "jobs and career
development" page. This month, the opportunities come from Facebook,
UKRI, University of Bristol and RITICS.
Follow the link to find out more.
|SPRITE+ Members - News and Publications|
surveillance of Black Lives Matter shows the danger technology poses to
democracy: The massive increase in internet-connected devices will
create an informal surveillance network that could be used to target
protestors and activists.
By Anjuli R. K. Shere, University of Oxford and Jason Nurse, University of Kent
Sağlam, R., & Nurse, J. R. C. (2020). Is your chatbot GDPR
compliant? Open issues in agent design. International Conference on
Conversational User Interfaces (CUI). ACM.
Email us with your news (e.g. jobs, studentships, events, conference
calls, calls for funding, publications, consultations) on
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The newsletter is published every third Wednesday of
the month. Deadline to include your news piece is every second Friday
of the month).