Posts by Lachlan Smith

Delivery across the Spectrum

Delivery across the Spectrum

Over the last year here at Cloud Chamber we have expanded the amount of support we can offer through research...

Research Development: Reflections from ARMA

Research Development: Reflections from ARMA

It was great to attend the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) conference in Liverpool this week. Despite battling...

Finding the time – Tackling the no time conundrum in grant writing

Finding the time – Tackling the no time conundrum in grant writing

Throughout the work I do with universities at Cloud Chamber the single most common barrier preventing academic researchers from writing research...

Planning for research funding opportunities

Planning for research funding opportunities

Recently we ran a workshop for CREST which was designed to support their members to think through and create Research Funding Strategies...

Reflections on a recent grant application

Reflections on a recent grant application

We all make assumptions in life and work and sometimes those assumptions prove to be very wrong and this is...

British Academy Funding Deadlines 2016-17

British Academy Funding Deadlines 2016-17

The British Academy has recently confirmed the deadlines for a number of their key funding schemes during 2016-17. These are...

Funding Guidance really can help – do read it!

Funding Guidance really can help – do read it!

I was really annoyed when I started writing this post – I’m glad I didn’t hit send on the first...

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Research Development – The ARMA experience

One of the key challenges for CREST members and smaller or specialist institutions is creating vibrant and inclusive research cultures...

The Mock Panel – Decision time….

The Mock Panel – Decision time….

I recently had the opportunity to run two funding workshops which were designed to act as an introduction to research...

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Looking for funding? Think as widely as possible.

Working with predominately smaller institutions provides additional challenges when supporting academics to secure research funding. We would all like to...

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