Finding Funding and Grant Writing

Research Professional

All researchers at Teesside University have access to Research Professional, a database and research news platform that covers all disciplines. Use your university account to log in.

Research Professional supports you to navigate the complexities of the changing research landscape, keeps you up-to-date about funder initiatives, and can send you regular emails alerts for funding calls.

The service enables users to:

  • search open calls from UK, EU and global funders
  • save time through the creation of customised searches
  • receive email alerts, tailored to your interests
  • access the latest issue of Research Fortnight
  • share content with colleagues.

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Tailored Support

In addition, staff in Research and Innovation Services are happy to work with you to identify suitable funding sources for your project, develop your idea, and write a high quality funding proposal.

Grant Writing Resources

Top 10 Tips for Writing a Funding Application (Guardian Professional) Ticking Time Bomb: Application Deadlines (WRGEuopre) Grant Writing Tips and Tricks (Parker Derrington)
How to Write a Good Research Proposal (ESRC) Grant Proposals – Give me the Money (Writing Centre @ UNC) How to write a Wellcome Grant Application (Wellcome Trust)

Reading List

Aldridge, Jacqueline and Derrington, Andrew M. 2012. The Research Funding Toolkit. London: SAGE Publications.

Holloway, Brian R. 2003. Proposal Writing Across the Disciplines. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Spencely, Carol, Acuna-Rivera, Marcela, and Denicolo, Pam. 2019. Navigating Research Funding with Confidence. London: SAGE Publications

Research Professional Online Tutorials

Searching for Funding

Email Alerts and Your Profile

Interacting with Funding Opportunities