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A series of short practical talks to help you better prepare for grant and fellowship applications

The UK Dementia Research Institute at Imperial and the Department of Brain Sciences are co-hosting a new seminar series - 'The How’s and Whys of Writing Research Grants and Fellowship Applications'.

This series of short, practical talks is designed to help you better prepare for grant and fellowship applications. The talks are open to all staff and students. 

Information on how to join will be disseminated via email to members of Brain Sciences; if you would like to join a session, but haven't received an email, please contact pa-pmm@imperial.ac.uk. Recordings will be added to this page in due course.

Schedule and recordings

Date and timeSpeaker(s)Talk titleRecording (if available)
Tuesday 15 June 2021, 12.00-13.00 Professor Paul Matthews ‘Dos and don’ts’ of UKRI MRC grant applications View the recording (opens in SharePoint)
Tuesday 22 June 2021, 13.00-14.00 Andrea Bell, Contracts Negotiator, Research Office How to participate in or develop a strong EC grant View the recording (opens in SharePoint)
Tuesday 6 July 2021, 13.00-14.00  Professor Mike Crawford and Professor Dave Sharp  How to write a NIHR grant View the recording (opens in SharePoint)
Tuesday 13 July 2021, 13.00-14.00 Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes  Writing a strong training grant or fellowship application  View the recording (opens in SharePoint)
Tuesday 20 July 2021, 13.00-14.00 Professor Mike Johnson and Professor Simone Di Giovanni  Grant writing to achieve sustainable research growth 
Tuesday 27 July 2021, 13.00-14.00  Dr Pete Lally and Dr Nathan Skene  What it is like to write, defend and win a major career development fellowship 
Tuesday 3 August 2021, 13.00-14.00  Mrs Dawn Tharpe, Divisions Manager, Brain Sciences

How we cost your grants, what the numbers mean and why we need time to do it well!

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Schedule and recordings