Workshop: Grant writing for scientists

23/09/2024 | Calendar

September 23 - 24, 2024

Christina Schütte, September 23 - 24, 2024 by MPI AGE Career Network
Time: 9 am - 5 pm (all days)
The aim of this course is to familiarize participants with the strategies for writing successful grant / fellowship applications to various funding bodies. It consists of lecture-style input with active participation by the audience dealing with the theory of good scientific writing, the basics of grant applications and the principles of different funding bodies, as well as hands-on exercises on aim definition, structuring a workplan and writing a grant summary. Additional information and exercises on writing good scientific texts in English will deepen the writing experience.
•    Obtaining a thorough understanding of how successful grant applications are written
•    Learning to write readable texts in English
•    Understanding the reviewing process for grant applications
•    Gaining practical experience in writing and evaluating grant applications
•    Obtaining an overview over funding agencies and funding opportunities
Target group: PhDs & Postdocs, who are applying/ have concrete plans to apply for a grant/fellowship
Venue: MPI for Biology of Ageing