If you want to write successful funding proposals then this workshop is for you. At this workshop the IOP will be launching the new guide 'Navigating the funding landscape'. It has been designed for researchers who are currently working towards a PhD or on fixed-term postdoctoral research contracts.
You will hear first hand from a host of experts.
These expert speakers will share advice for early career researchers and help you to
• Identify the best funding for your career stage and ideas
• Understand what funders expect and need to see in applications
• Write convincing applications
• React positively to reviewers
• Perform strongly at interview
To book your place, click here: https://www.iopconferences.org/iop/791/register
09:30 - Registration
10:00 – Navigating the Funding Landscape. An introduction to the new guide from the IOP and summary of the main messages in the guide
10:30 – Who funds Physics? An overview of the key funding opportunities and their characteristics
11.00 – The Funder's Perspective. Insights from Dr. Fiona Blighe, Scientific Programme Manager at Science Foundation Ireland on their strategies, programmes and what they look for in proposals
11.30 – Funding countdown. What do you need to do to prepare yourself and your idea for a funding deadline? A short activity to help you develop a personal plan.
12.00 – Building a Research Career - Dr Sheila McBreen, University College Dublin. A view of identifying funding, writing effective proposals and collaborating with other researchers.
12-30 - Lunch
13.30 - How decisions are made – insights from Professor Eugene Kennedy, Dublin City University, on the review process, what happens in the panel and reflections on successful proposals and applicants.
14:00 - Fellowship interview workshop – a short workshop which gives you the chance to experience a fellowship interview
14:45 - What makes a winning proposal – a summary of the key advice and a checklist for your next application
15:00 - Event close