Application form for NNUF funded user access scheme

Before completing this form, please ensure that:

If you have any questions about how to complete the form, or would like any assistance during the application process, please don't hesitate to contact Francesca McGowan, NNUF Administrator (francesca.mcgowan@materials.ox.ac.uk). N.B. Technical questions pertaining to experimental feasibility should be directed to the facility contact, as mentioned above.

We would recommend that you have all the information ready before you complete this form (you may wish to write your application in e.g. Word document format first, and copy sections across to this web-based application form one by one). This way, if the connection times out before you have finished the form, or there are any other technical difficulties, you will not have lost your work. Unfortunately the system will not save incomplete applications, for you to go back and finish later.

Please do not refresh the page while you are working on the form, as this will delete the information you have entered.

 

Before completing the application form please ensure that you, and any team members whose details you are entering into the form, have read the privacy notice:

 

 

 
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SECTION A: PRELIMINARY INFORMATION
1. Personal details
Please note that all applications for the NNUF funded user access scheme will be evaluated “person-blind” by the management group (Prof Chris Grovenor, Prof Malcolm Joyce and Prof Francis Livens). Your personal details will be used by the NNUF Administrators to contact you regarding the outcome of your application etc. You are not required to upload a CV or bio.
1a. Principal Investigator
1b. Team Members
Please list here the name and position of everyone who would be undertaking the proposed experimental work (up to a maximum of 5 team members in total, including the PI). If you have more than one team member (in addition to the PI), you will be able to enter their details once you have populated the information for the first additional team member.
First team member (in addition to PI) - if any
Second team member (in addition to PI) - if any
Third team member (in addition to PI) - if any
Fourth team member (in addition to PI) - if any
Please note
If applying to the HOT ROBOTICS FACILITY, please ensure: [1] that your email correspondence includes responses from the facility's technician (contact nnuf-hr@race.ukaea.uk, nnuf-hr@bristol.ac.uk, nnuf-hr@manchester.ac.uk or nnuf-hr@uknnl.com); [2] that you include the costs for use of the Hot Robotics Facility and/or equipment.
4. Estimate of expenses (travel, subsistence and, where relevant, sample transport costs)
Please upload an estimate/quote of expenses that you would anticipate claiming from the NNUF funded user access scheme (N.B. This does not include facility access fees: if your application is successful, the NNUF management group will transfer these directly to the facility once your access has been completed). Please ensure that any travel and subsistence costs estimated or claimed are in line with standard EPSRC travel guidelines. If you are successful in your application, then once your access has been completed, you will need to send receipts for expenses to Francesca McGowan, NNUF Administrator (francesca.mcgowan@materials.ox.ac.uk), who will reimburse these funds to your institution. (Please note that unfortunately the system does not accept email files for upload; if you have a quote in email format, please save it as a different file format, e.g. zip file or pdf, prior to upload).
SECTION B: EXPERIMENT INFORMATION