Early career grant writing workshop May 20 – free but register!

by | May 7, 2019 | Events, News, Workshops/training | 0 comments

20 May 2019 – 2pm – 4:30pm – Ellen Wilkinson Building B4.3

The University of Manchester

Are you a PhD student or early career researcher in the social sciences or humanities considering an academic grant or fellowship application?

Join us for a friendly, informal workshop in which successful early career grant applicants will share their experiences of the application process, and reviewers and research support staff will give their views on what makes a successful application.

Register for the workshop

  • 2:00 – 2:15 Welcome
  • 2:15 – 2:30 Introducing ourselves
  • 2:30 – 3:15 Feedback from successful applicants – confirmed speakers: Dr Olivia Casagrande (Marie Curie Research Fellow, UoM), Dr Nina Moeller (Marie Curie Research Fellow, UoM), Dr. Kate Scott (Presidential Fellow and NERC Industrial Innovation Fellow, UoM); Dr Mark Usher (Simon Research Fellow, UoM).
  • 3:15 – 3:30 Feedback from experienced reviewers – confirmed speakers: Professor James Evans (Geography, UoM)
  • 3:30 – 3:45 Advice from Research Support Services – speaker to be confirmed
  • 3:45 – 4:30 (longer if necessary!) Open discussion & “Clinic”*

You are welcome to bring your applications-in-progress or any specific questions and get some collective feedback.

Refreshments will be available throughout!

This workshop is part of a double-event taking place in two locations: at the University of Bristol for STEM researchers on June 10th and here at Manchester for social sciences and humanities researchers.

The event is free, but registration is necessary as numbers are limited

Organized by Marie Curie Alumni Association – UK Chapter (MCAA-UK) & Society and Environment Research Group (SERG) at SEED



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