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PERCAT Workshop: Research Funding - Where do I Start? 24 September 2020

Online via Zoom
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
Thursday 24th September 2020 (13:30-15:30)

To register please visit the Eventbrite page for this event.   Deadline for registration is 12 noon on Tuesday 22nd September 2020. 

For further information please contact Jennifer Thomson.

This workshop will give a broad overview of the UK research funding landscape, including an introduction to key funding bodies, the types of grants available and the intellectual and administrative stages involved in preparing a grant application.

Who is this seminar aimed at?
Postdoctoral and early career researchers who wish to apply for independent funding and would like to know how to get started.

What will you learn from this seminar?

  • How to find funding opportunities
  • Types of funding available
  • How to position yourself to make a funding application
  • The process of making a funding application
  • How funding applications are assessed
  • The support available for funding applications within the Colleges

Details of how to access the workshop will be sent out to those registered a couple of days before hand.

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This event is taking place during Postdoc Appreciation Week.   Postdoc Appreciation Week (PAW) is a celebration of the fantastic contribution postdocs and researchers make towards research and academic life in general. It's a special time to showcase, recognise, and celebrate their efforts, and thank them for all they do!

Originally an initiative from the National Postdoc Association in the USA (National Postdoc Appreciation Week), it is now also celebrated in the UK.  This year, it is taking place from Monday 21 September to Friday 25 September.  During PAW, please use #LovePostdocs and #NPAW2020 in your Tweets!

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