Research Grant Writing Workshop
Full course description
During this workshop students will learn why and how to apply for research grants. The need for acquiring funding for research, the opportunities for, and availability of grant application funding will be discussed. Several researchers who have experience in applying for different types of grants will provide students with first-hand knowledge and tips. Students will learn fundamentals of good grant writing, general preparation of the grant application and how to deal with reviewer comments. Ethical issues including feasibility and acceptability of the research, and the role of the local research ethics committee will be discussed. Students will subsequently choose a topic (from a list of topics) and work in teams to develop a research idea based on abstracts that will serve as a basis for writing a full research proposal during the second-year Research Grant Writing Course with guidance of a mentor (see description of PSY5112).
- students will learn about the importance of grant writing for an academic career;
- students will recognize opportunities for funding, ethical aspects of grants, how grants can be acquired, and grant writing skills;
- students will develop a first outline of a grant proposal with peers.