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Join the British Council Peer Review Panel for Newton Fund applications

Join the British Council Peer Review Panel for Newton Fund applications

Becoming part of a peer review panel is a really useful way of gaining experience of the grant making process...

Work backwards

Work backwards

Really useful advice. The process may vary slightly depending on the funder and your own universities procedures but the broad...

The challenges of being a Research Administrator…

The challenges of being a Research Administrator…

This blog doesn’t provide any specific tips on how to apply for grants or have a successful research career but...

Scholarly editing and networking

Scholarly editing and networking

Another way to network – not just for doctoral students, the ideas within the post can be applied more widely,...

Networking to success

Networking to success

When talking to academics it is apparent to me that networking is often underestimated in the grant getting world. Lots...

Don’t be late

Don’t be late

For all the PI’s out there, please do keep this in mind, it can only strengthen the chances of success....

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards

The AHRC have recently released their guidance for the current CDA call which closes on 7th July 2015. The call...

Forget REF – Start with what you are interested in….

Forget REF – Start with what you are interested in….

At a meeting I recently attended I was struck by how the REF remained front and centre of all discussions...

One weird trick to get a research grant

One weird trick to get a research grant

Some excellent tips in here, especially reviewing applications for an overseas funding body. We all want applications to be assessed...

HEFCE Publishes Database of REF Impact Case Studies

HEFCE Publishes Database of REF Impact Case Studies

HEFCE have released a database of all impact case studies from the 2014 REF. Worth a look and maybe search...

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