This Securing Research Funding Programme is aimed at those who are new to grant writing or who want to enhance their grant writing practice. It will provide participants with the essential skills to apply for research funding and put in a high quality application. By the end of the course, attendees will be able to:
- identify suitable sources of funding for research
- situate their research within the larger funding landscape
- write a high quality funding proposal
- understand project management essentials and post-award processes
Fast-track programmes are intensive programmes that require time and dedication and are targeted at researchers within our nine research centres. Programmes consist of a mixture of online workshops, webinars, independent learning, and group work.
SUITABLE FOR: Early Career / Researchers New to Funding / Final Year PGRs
DURATION: 6 Weeks, 1-2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours homework)
|Week 1 of 6 – The Funding landscape||1.5hrs||03/11/2021||10.30-12.00|
|Week 2 of 6 – Peer Review and Funding Systems||1.0hr||10/11/2021||10.30-11.30|
|Week 3 of 6 – Getting Started with Grant Writing||2.0hrs||17/11/2021||10.30-12.30|
|Week 4 of 6 – The Research Environment||1.5hrs||24/11/2021||10.30-12.00|
|Week 5 of 6 – Identifying and Justifying Resources||1.0hr||12/01/2022||10.30-11.30|
|Week 6 of 6 – Developing your Funding Strategy||1.5hrs||19/01/2022||10.30 – 12.00|
In addition to the six sessions, participants will be assigned preparation/tasks in between sessions (30-60 mins), have the opportunity to book 1-2-1 Consultations (30 mins) to further develop their Funding Strategy, and attend online writing boot-camps (2 hours).
Over the duration of this course, you will produce:
- a research strategy
- a draft funding bid
Bookings will require approval from your Research Centre Director or PGR Supervisor.
Bookings will close on 27th October.