Posts by Lachlan Smith

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...

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...

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...

Shout about your research!

Shout about your research!

I’ve talked before about some different aspects of networking and how this can raise your profile as a researcher in...

The Grant Camp Experience

The Grant Camp Experience

After a period of planning, booking rooms and promotion I ran my first ever grant camps during the last two...

Horizon 2020 – A glimpse into the future (clues about the next phase of H2020)

Horizon 2020 – A glimpse into the future (clues about the next phase of H2020)

A useful heads up via Manchester Metropolitan University regarding emerging themes for future Horizon 2020 rounds.

Research management in small institutions – ARMA here we come!

Research management in small institutions – ARMA here we come!

Research management in small institutions can present unique challenges. I have talked about some of the positives before and now I am...

Who cares? You need to convince the funder that they should care

Who cares? You need to convince the funder that they should care

About three years ago I attended a funding workshop where an external speaker presented their take on how to structure,...

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