This course will be primarily of value to administrative, research and business development staff with responsibility for developing research proposals. Emphasis will be on best practice, looking at funding opportunities, reviewing proposals and grant writing for success.
This course will provide delegates with the opportunity to learn basic skills and share best practice on developing proposals with the opportunity to learn from real life examples and to discuss the following
Introduction to Research
The research lifecycle and why research is important
How to identify and match funding opportunities
The funding landascape and horizon scanning
How to read a funding call
Developing successful bids
the different parts of an application
what funders are looking for
How can I add value if I am not a subject expert?
Developing consortia and working with partners
What makes an application stand out
Common pitfalls - the Do's and Don'ts
Post submission - The review process, rebuttal letters and interviews