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23rd Joint Meeting of the British Endocrine Societies with the European Federation of Endocrine Societies

Young Endocrinologists Workshop

How to compete for grant funding

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How to compete for grant funding

Lowry P

I guess the fact that I was awarded my first MRC grant 30 years ago and my present programme grant runs out at the end of next year gives me at least some personal experience in writing successful grants and thus the reason the Society has asked me to give this talk. In the early 90s I was also a member of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Board of the MRC and so was able to observe the mechanism of grant assessment first hand.I will discuss the various...

ea0007s49 | How to compete for grant funding | BES2004

Experience with applications for fellowships

Bicknell A

Fellowships are grants made available to researchers to support both the costs of the research and the salary of the applicant. Fellowship schemes are available from the Research Councils, the Wellcome Trust, the Royal Society and several other charities. Although awards are available to researchers with established positions to allow them to be relieved of their teaching/admin duties, most awards are designed to promote the careers of postdoctoral scientists. The awards are m...