Winning Ways: Grant Writing workshop

Intended Audience: DPhils 3+ Years and Early Career Researchers who are designing a research project for grant submission, for the first time.

A key component of becoming a successful academic researcher is the ability to win funding for your research. Grant writing is a particular style of writing and persuasion to ensure your research stands out amongst the increasingly large and competitive crowd. This is a practical session giving you the opportunity to put the learning into practice in a safe environment.

The session will be led by the Divisional Research Facilitator in the Division, and supported by Research Facilitators from across the Social Sciences.

The workshop will provide you with:

  • Insights into the different writing style required for grant writing
  • Top tips for successful bidding
  • Understanding of project planning and appropriate resourcing
  • An Understanding of the issues around answering a research call specification
  • An insight into the costs and benefits of collaboration
  • A better idea of what happens to your proposal through the review process

All attendees are expected to be designing a project for submission to a funder, or have submitted a project already. Participants should be prepared to submit a copy of a draft grant proposal a week in advance of the session.

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