Doing More with Grant Money

Funding for research is hard to come by at the best of times. But like a rubber band you want to be able to stretch your money to cover as much as possible. In this FREE webinar I’ll go through some ways you can make your grant money “go further” than it might have done […]

Three Approaches to Planning Your Career

I am often asked to join careers panels. And one of the things that always happens is the discussion of your career path. How you got to where you are now. These stories are always presented as if we were moving forward. But the reality is we can only see the connecting threads as we […]

Project Management in research – Budget setting and management

The four key elements of Project Management are cost, quality, scope and time. Of all four, I most often get asked to help researchers with cost. Or more to the point budget setting and management. So, in this webinar I’ll provide some guidance on how to set a budget and then track it. I’ll also […]

Six Steps to a More Competitive and Organised Grant Application

1. Prewrite as much as you can Most grants require sections that are similar to other grants. These include applicant bios; organisation bios; budget; and track record. Not to mention if you’re doing something that fits into a larger piece of work you like have a good idea of what it is you want to […]

Building a Research Team

Academic research is increasingly collaborative across all disciplines. 1,2,3,4 Yet being more collaborative does not necessarily increase productivity – certainly not on a per-author basis.5 Thus, as an ECR or PhD student it is a legitimate question to ask – should I join a team, build a team or go it alone? Build a team For many students […]

Write that thesis/paper/blog/grant

Prolific writing is essential to success as an academic. And it is also likely necessary for success in any career beyond your PhD. In this webinar I’ll go through some of the things you can do to improve your writing. I’ll also look at some techniques you can use to help get more written on […]