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Essential Guide to Grant Applications (EGGA) 2021 masterclass

  Tuesday, 02 Mar 2021 | Events/Workshops

Date: 2 March - 4 March (3 day event)
Time: 9:30-13:30 each day followed by bookable one-to-one sessions with advicers from 14:30-17:00
Location: Online
Booking: This event is now fully booked

  • Please note that places at this event are limited, so attendees will be selected based on their answers to the questions on the registration form.
  • Following confirmation of your place on the course, you will be asked to complete a one-page summary about your research idea prior to the event.

Content: Presentations, homework and optional one-to-one sessions will cover the following topics and more:

Getting your message across to reviewers quickly and clearly

  • Sales pitch and writing style
  • Communicating the importance of your work: what’s the story?
  • What funding panels look for in applications
  • The importance of the research question, title, aims & objectives
  • The importance of plain English and the plain English summary

Showing reviewers you can deliver I: the methods section

  • Expectations and common mistakes in presenting methods sections
  • How to present statistics sections
  • How to present health economics sections
  • How to present qualitative sections

Showing reviewers you can deliver II: demonstrating credible support & potential impact

  • The importance of good project management
  • The importance of good Patient and Public Involvement
  • Showing the potential for tangible outputs and impact
  • What is ‘intellectual property’ and how to deal with it
  • The importance of good pre-submission review