Introduction to the Funding Landscape
This workshop will provide a broad overview of the major UK and EU research funding bodies and the major awards that they offer including fellowships, open call and responsive mode grants, as well as exploring how best to search for funding opportunities that are appropriate to you.
Writing Targeted Grant Proposals
Winning a grant or fellowship is not easy, but winning your own funding is an essential part of a researcher’s life. This session will help you select appropriate funders and demonstrate the feasibility of your project in future, with a practical impetus and focus on allowing you to write grants with a proven and efficient process, leaving you more time to get on with your work.
Confidence in exploring opportunities for collaborations has become a key part of the researcher’s toolkit. This session will outline the different funding opportunities, evaluate the challenges of pursuing funding and provide advice for successful collaboration.
Introduction to Building Collaborations with Business
The University of Westminster has a long history of working with companies from different sectors. This session will give an overview of what successful collaboration with business looks like and how best to approach it.
Managing Your Research Project
From project set-up advice around HR, travel and subcontractors, to financial management tips, best practice guidelines and funder expectations, this session will give you confidence in managing your research project through its lifecycle.
Topics related to Funding likely to be covered in online resources include:
- Making the most of Research Professional
- Making an application and feeling confident with the internal approval process.