The course aims at deepening participants’ knowledge and skills for tackling a funding acquisition strategy. Specifically, at the end, identifying suitable funding opportunities and facing preparation of a research proposal should look less daunting. The course will focus on the development of collaborative research proposals; the importance of demonstrating impact, and of working with a competitive consortium, will be addressed
Telma Esteves (University of Twente)
Noortje van der Knaa (Univesity of Twente)
At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
Course will be based on 2 to 3 lectures by grants advisors, supported by “success stories” (including experienced researchers/ grantees). Early on, participants will identify a “case” to actively work on during the course: they will choose a research topic and from there outline a funding acquisition strategy, identify a specific call for funding, and work out the outline of a competitive research proposal. Participants will finally also experience being research proposal evaluators themselves, through peer-review assignment.
Minimum requirements to complete the course: participation in the lectures; completion of proposal development assignment; completion of peer-review proposal assignment.
20 June – 8 July (only applications received within the above dates will be considered)