Writing an effective research funding proposal
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This session will focus on writing an effective research funding proposal.

Facilitator: Susan Ann Eick. 

Some of the points covered include:

  • Alignment to call topic 
  • Alignment to evaluation criteria across Research Council requirements 
  • Concise, coherent, precise writing style – less is often more! 
  • Pitch proposal to the correct level – the evaluator will have some knowledge but often not as expert as the writer 
  • Regard as a “sales proposal” – need to highlight the NEED and BENEFITS at many levels, not just the scientific excellence

The venue will be confirmed on booking. NB: a session may change nearer the time but attendees will be notified.

Contact Sarah Kearns on 01752 587637 for more information.

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About the Research Support Programme

The Research Support Programme is facilitated by the Research Support and Development team and is specifically designed to support research staff at varying stages of their career and projects. All sessions are available free of charge for research staff, early career academics and staff supporting researchers.

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