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Newman Fellowship Proposal Assessment Form

Rationale

The Newman Fellowship Programme is UCDs most prestigious post-doctoral


programme and is a leading international platform for researchers in the
humanities and sciences. The programme is 100% financed by business and
industry and is a key mechanism for building strategic partnerships between UCD
and industry. Each Fellowship is awarded for two years and is a full-time post. In
order to ensure the ongoing academic rigour of the Newman Fellowship
Programme, each research proposal is submitted to the Newman Fellowship
Programme Assessment Panel for review.

Completing the form


We would be grateful if you could complete this form electronically in
Word, save it and return it as an e-mail attachment to:
emer.cunningham@ucd.ie

To insert text in the answer fields, simply left-click in the grey areas and
type. The answer grids will extend automatically as you type.
To select check boxes, double left-click in the box and choose the
checked option.

Conditions
Panel Member profile
As a Newman Fellowship Programme Assessment Panel member you should
have:
A first-class record in conducting and leading internationally respected
research
Research experience in an academic field close to but not necessarily
specific to the particular proposal
Proven ability to exercise judgment across a broad spectrum of research
issues

Conflict of interest
If you think that there is the potential for a conflict of interest please let us know
as early as possible and we can recruit another member of the panel to assess
the given proposal

Confidentiality
Assessment Panel members will not divulge or communicate to any unauthorised
person, any confidential information connected with or acquired in the course of
undertaking the assessment. This restriction shall cease to apply when the
information is in the public domain.

The Newman Fellowship Programme is administered by the UCD Foundation Ltd., Room 102, Tierney
Building, Belfield, Dublin 4.
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Contact us
If you have any general questions or comments about the Newman Fellowship
Programme then please email us at: liz.mcfeely@ucdfoundation.ie

Liz McFeely
Newman Fellowship Programme Coordinator
Ardmore House
UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 716 1287

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GRANT DETAILS

Name of Supervisor

Project Title

UCD School

Proposed Start Date

Proposed End Date

OVERALL RECOMMENDATION
Do you support the establishment of this Newman Fellowship?
Yes No Resubmit with revisions
Please comment:

QUALITY
Description of the project for which the Fellowship is being sought,
including aims & objectives, and proposed outcomes:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Please comment:

METHODOLOGY
The appropriateness, effectiveness and feasibility of the proposed
research methods:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Please comment:

TIMELINE
The feasibility of the proposed work programme within a two-year
timeframe:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Please comment:

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DISSEMINATION
The appropriateness and effectiveness of the proposed dissemination
methods:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Please comment:

IMPACT
Significance of the proposed project within current research in the field:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Please comment:

ENVIRONMENT
Alignment with School, College and University Strategic Research Plan:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Please comment:

BUDGET
The feasibility of the proposed work programme within the budget
limitations:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Please comment:

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Do you have any additional comments you would like to make?

Thank you for taking the time to complete this form. Please email your
completed form to emer.cunningham@ucd.ie

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