Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Writing Winning Grant Applications

LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

Are you new to the funding scene? How should a proposal be written? What is the difference between a winning proposal and a scientific paper? Who are evaluators and what do they look out for? How do you structure a winning consortium? These questions, plus many more, will be addressed during this workshop. The model used will be Horizon 2020, however, the methodology may be applied to any type of funding application.


By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should be able to:

- navigate the participant portal;
- search for calls matching their area of research;
- build a winning consortium;
- write a proposal with salient points in mind;
- write a funding application in line with an evaluator’s expectations;
- read and analyse evaluation summary reports.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Semester 1:
Occ A - Date: 30 Oct 2019; Time: 09:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours

Semester 2:
Occ AE - Date: 7 May 2020; Time: 17:00 - 20:00; Duration: 3 hours


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%
Important - Due to the COVID19 Pandemic the information regarding the method of assessment indicated above may have been changed. Further details have been provided by your F/I/C/S.

LECTURER/S Axel Steuwer

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