Grant Writing Workshop 2023

BactiVac hosted Grant Writing Workshop for early career researchers on Tuesday 17 October 2023 in conjunction with our 4th Annual Network Meeting. Attendees representing eight different countries had the benefit of taking part in this Workshop.

Group Photo - BactiVac Grant Writing Workshop 17 Oct 2023

This one-day event was a fast-paced introduction to grant writing, delivered by Dr Laura Knogler from Scriptoria. The programme focused on developing scientific writing skills to produce high quality grant proposals. All participants received a comprehensive set of course notes in addition to tools and software tips. The workshop was interactive, with participants being encouraged to ask the questions they may have always wanted to ask.

Please see below some selected feedback from our Network members.

Godfrey Bigogo

Dr Godfrey Bigogo
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

I have learnt a lot – from the lay summary to the final stage of editing and proof reading. I feel I have gained a lot of skills today."

Terry Komo

Miss Terry Komo
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

The trainer is knowledgable. Her training skills are top notch. She made grant writing look easy and with the skills gained, it sure is easy to do now."

Cynthia Phiri Mubanga

Mrs Cynthia Mubanga
Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

The workshop has been very insightful and helped me to see how I can write good grant proposals and also be able to provide reviews for my colleagues with valuable input."

Brenda Okech

Dr Brenda Okech

Very empowering and enlightening. The examples were very real and relatable. I wish I had this 20 years ago!"

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