Grant Gurus: a guide to research funding
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Team Researcher Academy

This face-to-face course is run by the Researcher Academy

Please be aware that this is being held over at Sutton Bonington

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular, and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. 

Target audience: PGRs, ECRs and Research Staff


Embark on a journey through the labyrinth of research funding, designed for both postgraduate researchers (PGR) and research staff, and led by our expert Research Development Managers in Biosciences and the Vet School. This workshop will provide invaluable insights into crafting compelling funding applications and navigating grant opportunities. Join us for practical advice from seasoned research fellows, as they share their first-hand experiences in securing funding and navigating the application process. 

Process: Plenary style session with practical presentations

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at

Access seminar room on campus
Take part in group activities/ discussions
Follow presentation slides during the course
Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/ or other attendees
Attend the course at a specific date and time 

Booking Conditions

Our courses are very popular, especially in the current period, and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

PLEASE NOTE: attendance will be recorded; non-attendance might impact your ability to book future courses.




LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Sutton Bonington Campus04 March 202404 March 202410:30am - 12:00pm3