Grant Writing

Day 1

Content

Objective

09:00 – 09:10

Introduction to the programme (Chris Sturrock)

Provide overview of the workshop

09:10 – 10:00

Experiences of a grant holder and planning an academic career (Tom Gilbert)

Provide the fellows with an example of a successful grant applicant (from postdoc level and beyond) and important considerations to keep in mind when beginning the process of obtaining postdoctoral funding

10:00 – 10:15

Break


10:15 – 11:00

Outline of Postdoc funding options and How are proposals evaluated

(Chris Sturrock)

Provide the fellows with an overview of options for postdoctoral funding with a focus on EU and International postdoctoral funding programs and provide the fellows with insight into who is reading their applications and what they are looking for in a good application as well as some basic dos and dont’s.

11:00 – 12:30

Framing your grant proposal: the 1-page proposal exercise

(Chris Sturrock)

To clarify key differences between academic and grant writing, enable the fellows to reflect their projects in a new way and give them the opportunity to provide feedback for each other

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch


13:30 – 14:30

Marie Sklowdowska Curie Individual Fellowships

(Chris Sturrock)

Outline Part B of the MSCA IF Programme

14:30 – 14:45

Break


14:45 – 16:30

Marie Sklowdowska Curie Individual Fellowships:

Excellence outline and exercise

(Chris Sturrock)

Outline Part B of the excellence chapter of MSCA application with a view to enhancing their potential future applications as well as extrapolate the core content that can be reused for postdoctoral applications more broadly


Day 1

Content

Objective

09:00 – 10:30

Marie Sklowdowska Curie Individual Fellowships:

Impact outline and exercises

(Chris Sturrock)

Outline Part B of the impact chapter of MSCA application with a view to enhancing their potential future applications as well as extrapolate the core content that can be reused for postdoctoral applications more broadly

10:30 – 10:45

Break


10:45– 12:15

Marie Sklowdowska Curie Individual Fellowships:

Implementation outline and exercises

(Chris Sturrock)

Outline Part B of the implementation chapter of MSCA application with a view to enhancing their potential future applications as well as extrapolate the core content that can be reused for postdoctoral applications more broadly

12:15 – 13:00

Lunch


13:00 – 14:00

Marie Sklowdowska Curie Individual Fellowships:

CV and Publications List (with exercises)

(Chris Sturrock)

Outline of CV requirements for MSCA IF applications with a view to providing fellows with CV material than can be used for grant applications more generally.

14:00 – 14:30

Wrap-up

(Chris Sturrock)