Joint Research Office


Upcoming events for early career neuroscientists

29 August 2013

Two events aimed at early career neuroscientists, 'How to write a successful grant application' and the 'ECN grant writing workshop', will be held in September and October respectively.

How to write a successful grant application

Professor Trevor Smart will speak at 'How to write a successful grant application' on Thursday 12 September from 4pm.

This talk is applicable to both early career researchers thinking about writing their first grant applications and looking for general advice as well as more experienced researchers with specific questions for our speaker. The talk is followed by a drinks reception where there will be opportunity to meet Professor Smart informally, as well as other members of the ECN committee and ECN forum.

This free event will be held at Medical Sciences AV Hill Lecture Theatre (Followed by Drinks reception in G40 Seminar Room).

To register visit the Eventbrite webpage.

ECN grant writing workshop

The last few places remain on the 'ECN grant writing workshop' on Wednesday 2 October.

This is to coincide with a number of upcoming fellowship and project grant deadlines from November to January.

The aim of the half-day session is to help early career investigators improve their applications for funding, whether project grants or fellowships. It will be a peer-led session in which participants will give and receive feedback on grant and fellowship applications in the style of a committee meeting at a funding body, with oversight from Professor Michael Hausser and Professor Anne Stephenson.

Send any expressions of interest in attending the course to mala.shah(@)ucl.ac.uk. You will be required to submit your scientific and lay abstract and research proposal approximately 7-10 days before the workshop.

To participate in this workshop, every participant must provide an abstract, lay summary and full scientific proposal (it may be a preliminary application) for either a grant application or a fellowship application at the point of registration. Costings are NOT required.

Attendance to the workshop is free, but registration is required.