ENG-610 / 1 credit

Teacher(s): Gheldof Nele, Irwin Kristen Kay, Lalive d'Epinay Kaech Arnaud Louis Adrien

Language: English

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You will learn where to look for appropriate fellowship or research funding, how to apply for specific instruments, and how to prepare a written application. You will also gain an understanding of how proposals are assessed by funders and hone your proposal writing skills through peer review.



Invited lecturers: CAPE / Library


Proposal writing - Grant writing - Fellowship application - Funding agency - Peer review

Learning Prerequisites

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All reading assignments are from the following book: Friedland, Andrew J., Carol L. Folt, and Jennifer L. Mercer, 2018 (2000). Writing Successful Science Proposals. New Haven and London, Yale University Press.


Ressources en bibliothèque

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In the programs

  • Exam form: Project report (session free)
  • Subject examined: How to prepare successful Grant proposals
  • Lecture: 14 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 14 Hour(s)
  • Project: 32 Hour(s)

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