Introduction in Proposal Writing

  • Start: Jun 27, 2024 09:15 AM (Local Time Germany)
  • End: Jun 28, 2024 05:15 PM
  • Speaker: Dr. Babette Regierer and Dr. Brian Cusack, Science Craft
  • Dr. Babette Regierer joins Science Craft for the instruction of the Applied Proposal Writing workshop. Her 10 years of professional proposal writingand international teaching and consulting experience encompass 200 proposal consultations and active participation in writing more than 50 proposals. This has informed her design and teaching of proposal writing courses at Pearls – Potsdam Research Network. · Dr. Brian Cusack is a native English-speaking scientist with over 15 years of scientific writing, editing and publishing experience in high-ranking scientific journals. Dr Brian Cusack comes from Cork, Ireland and received his Ph.D. in Genetics from Trinity College, Dublin in 2007. During his Ph.D. Brian received the kind of mentoring that he continues to consider as the gold-standard for graduate students. After completing his first postdoc at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, Brian conducted post-doctoral research in evolutionary genomics at the Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin. In February 2012, together with Rick Scavetta, Brian co-founded Science Craft in Berlin. Since then Brian has provided high-level training workshops for more than a thousand researchers throughout Germany as well as in Norway and China.
  • Location: University of Konstanz
  • Room: ZT1201
  • Host: IMPRS
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Introduction in Proposal Writing
This two-day workshop enables life scientists to write grants and fellowships that get their research funded! The participants learn how to view proposal writing as a competition in a marketplace of research ideas and as an instrument for career advancement, develop and sell a research idea by matching it to the goals of the targeted funding body, convince reviewers of ce of the research idea, develop a work plan with milestones, deliverables and contingency plans, understand reviewers’ reading behavior, engage the reviewer to advocate on their behalf to the review panel, comply with formalities and manage timelines and deadlines. Participants receive detailed individual feedback on their own writing from the trainer.
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