Past Events

April 2022
Thursday
28
Apr

Fourth D&I Interest Group Meeting

Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the proposed list of preferred topics which will guide the 2022 agenda as well as hear ZonMw, NIHR and Forte’s reflections and experiences conducting an audit and review of their D&I and impact practices.

If you are interested in joining us on 28 April 2022 from 13:00-15:30 BST please contact us.

Virtual
March 2022
2 Days
31-1
Mar
Apr

12th EViR Meeting – 31 March & 1 April 2022

We are very delighted to share a draft agenda for the next EViR Round Table on Thursday 31st March and Friday 1st April 2022. We hope you can join us in the next EViR meeting where members will be able to learn and share best practice as well as establish the EViR programme with direct impact on the future of the EViR activities and outputs.

As the first EViR meeting following the transition to the new membership model, day 2 will be restricted to members only. Please contact the secretariat if you would like to discuss your membership.

Virtual
January 2022
Monday
31
Jan

EViR Webinar – Research on Research: Engagement and collaboration

Purpose of Session: To provide a brief summary of the scope and purpose of the NIHR Research on Research (including the current portfolio of work conducted by the team under thematic areas of activity) and recent developments to enhance and engage with the RoR community (the RoR registry and hub). 

This webinar is for members only, please contact the secretariat if you would like to discuss your membership with us.

Virtual
December 2021
Thursday
9
Dec

EViR Webinar – AIMMS/Mentoring Scheme – Lessons Learned and Reflections

Funding organisations are constantly looking into strengthening their approach to EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion). Both funders and research organisations are committed to EDI broadly and developing and maintaining a healthy research culture more generally, tackling disadvantage and discrimination. Mentoring schemes provide the power to accelerate self-development and career progression, among other benefits.

Please contact us if you are interested in joining the webinar

Virtual
November 2021
October 2021
Monday
18
Oct

EViR Membership Launch Event

The EViR Steering Group is pleased to announce the next stage of the Forum’s development to a membership model after the next EViR Meeting on 15 and 18 October 2021.

We hope you can join us on 18 October 2021 from 14:00 to 15:30 BST on the EViR Membership Launch Event. This is an opportunity to foster conversation and learning about the EViR Forum and plans for the coming year and engage with the EViR Steering Group.

Please contact the secretariat if your organisation would like to join us and hear more about the Forum membership and future activities.

Virtual
4 Days
15-18
Oct
Oct

11th EViR Meeting – 15 & 18 October 2021

The EViR Round Table was open to Forum Members and took place on Friday 15th and Monday 18th October 2021, 12:00-16:00 BST. Under normal circumstances, the Forum would have met in Sweden, however, due to COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was held virtually and hosted by Forte.

Members from 24 organisations had registered to the meeting and Michael welcomed those organisations that had joined an EViR meeting for the first time or had not been able to join the meeting for a while.

Virtual - Hosted by Forte
June 2021
Wednesday
30
Jun

EViR – ABPI (Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry) Webinars

We are delighted to announce two joint webinars between the EViR Funders’ Forum and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).

Following the first webinar on Tuesday 15th June, a second webinar will be delivered on Wednesday 30th June from 07:00 – 08:00 BST for colleagues in Australia and New Zealand.

Purpose of the session: These sessions will provide an overview of the pharmaceutical industry’s commitment to open and transparent research and give the opportunity to discuss opportunities for closer collaborative working between the EViR network and industry. The sessions’ recording along with other relevant materials will be shared after each session with the registrants.

If you are interested please contact us.

Thursday
24
Jun

Second EViR Dissemination & Implementation Interest Group Meeting

This session was the Second D&I interest group meeting. Attendees met with D&I peers from organisations around the world. The starting point of the discussion was a summary of the key outputs from the 2021 European Implementation Event and panel discussion on Funders roles in Implementation.  Followed by a discussion on Measuring Impact and Impact of D&I activities by funders and Innovative dissemination strategies.

If you are interested to join us in future meetings, please contact us.

May 2021
Tuesday
25
May

EViR – RoRI Webinar: The Research on Research Institute: Progress & Future Plans (2)

Following the successful webinar on the 22nd April, we will be holding a second webinar on Tuesday 25th May at 07:00 BST.

Purpose of Session: To provide an overview of the work of the Research on Research Institute (RoRI), an international consortium of funders, academics and technologists committed to transformative and translational research on research (or meta-science).

If you are interested please contact us.

April 2021
February 2021
Thursday
11
Feb

First EViR Dissemination & Implementation Interest Group Meeting

This session was the first D&I interest group meeting. Attendees had the opportunity to meet D&I peers from organisations around the world. The starting point of the discussion was the challenges named in the 2019 D&I survey and input from the introduction round. Followed by a reflection on recognition of categories and types of activities and usability of the table and a checklist/benchmark for funders policies in D&I.

If you are interested to join us in future meetings, please contact us.

Virtual