PD Sessions @ Zoom: Navigating Success in Horizon Europe: The Essential Role of Research Managers

1:00pm Wednesday, 14 February 2024
2:00pm Wednesday, 14 February 2024
PD Sessions @ Zoom

This session will clarify the Horizon Europe Programme's structure, offering some key considerations and discussion around the core eligibility criteria. Attendees will gain insights into the Horizon Europe application process, a typical project lifecycle, and critical steps necessary to support and develop collaborations with international research partners. A significant focus will be placed on optimising the support system for researchers, particularly Early/Mid-Career Researchers aiming to enhance their research visibility and expand their research networks through opportunities presented within Horizon Europe.

DATE: Wednesday, 14 February 2024

TIME: 1pm-2pm NZDT (Special Time, Check your timezone here.)


Mark Hurdley, The University of Auckland, Waipapa Taumata Rau

With over 10 years of experience working in European Framework Programmes, Mark has supported various UK and European institutions to develop their European research funding portfolio. Currently working as a Research Manager for International in the University of Auckland's Office of Research Strategy and Integrity, Mark specialises in supporting research teams to identify and respond to European funding calls, assisting with the project scoping, partner recruitment and bid development phases.

In the last decade, Mark has supported academics in securing funding from prestigious European programmes, including Horizon Europe, the European Research Council, Horizon 2020, and Framework Programme 7. Following New Zealand’s association with the Horizon Europe programme in July 2023, Mark is currently coordinating Auckland's engagement with Horizon Europe and is leading the design and implementation of research support packages, enabling Auckland’s researchers to explore, participate and succeed in this exciting new funding programme.


Katie Jones, The University of Auckland, Waipapa Taumata Rau

Katie has worked in research management for over 15 years across research funding agencies and higher education. She currently oversees research support services for the Liggins Institute, Waipapa Taumata Rau, The University of Auckland, supporting researchers through the pre to post award pipeline. Katie is currently a member of the New Zealand and Pacific Chapter Committee and is an ARMS Accredited Research Manager (Advanced).

CPD: Accredited members (ARMAs and ARMFs) will automatically accrue 1 CPD hour per session registered for and attended.

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If you have any questions, please contact the ARMS Executive Office ARMSAdmin@researchmanagement.org.au or +61 8 8201 3701.


Should your circumstances change, and you are unable to attend this workshop, you must contact ARMSAdmin@researchmanagement.org.au by no later than 10 working days prior to the commencement of the scheduled event. ARMS will refund the full registration fee minus any administrative fees.

Should you cancel less than 10 working days prior to the commencement of this workshop, no refund will be payable but instead you may wish to send a proxy.

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Please note that PD Sessions @ Zoom are recorded and made available to registrants and ARMS members via our website pending the presenters permission. 

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