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AAS Webinar 'How to fail in Research Grant Writing', 2020
Date: 24 Mar 2020 11:30-13:00 GMT
Have you recently failed to win a major grant proposal? At this webinar, the speaker will share insights into what makes reviewers reject grant applications like yours and offer proposals for how to improve on your chances of winning. He will also respond to your questions on why failing might also be important. The webinar is ideal for African early career researchers seeking research funding opportunities in order to establish their independent research career paths.
The speaker: Greg Meredith is the Senior Research Portfolio Manager at the Economic and Social Research Council of the UK Research and Innovation (ESRC/UKRI). He is responsible for managing the International Development and Education research portfolio at ESRC. The portfolio of research projects is worth around £35 Million and covers a wide area of Education research including early child education, skill acquisition, education systems, gendered STEM Journeys, and the role of Education in Sustainable Development. Greg was previously Research and Knowledge Exchange Manager at the School of Education, University of Edinburgh, and has extensive experience of developing and submitting research funding applications.