If you are thinking about applying for funding, for a travel or equipment grant, research grant or fellowship, then this pathway is for you. From identifying funding schemes through to reviewing committees these sessions will guide you towards a submission.
For those of you wanting to build on these courses or those who have identified a funding call we offer a longer 12 week structured course. This will include additional input including impact, ethics and research support.
Select a course below for more information and to book your place. Alternatively return to the home page.
This part looks at the person; it is a critical review of your CV and research history. By comparing yourself to your peers you will determine if you are at the right stage in your career to consider applying for funding. Looks at the different types of application you can make as a member of research staff at Leeds.
What funders want and opportunities in your area
What do funders want from applicants? Does your research fit with their priorities? These sessions are normally run in conjunction with your Faculty facing team. The session includes a look at the Research Council priority areas and strategic themes to identify current schemes, it includes non-Research Council funders where appropriate. Includes an introduction to Research Professional.
How to identify your own idea, is it novel? Is it different from your current work? How do step out from behind the PI shadow? Have you thought about intellectual property? Do you have a plan B?
An overview of the University’s procedure for grant applications, the use of KRISTAL and your faculty research office. Covers the pre and post award processes. How to cost an application, what goes where in an application.
This session covers CV development and building your personal statement. This session is also offered under the Becoming more Visible pathway.
NERC information session
Are you considering taking a good idea and turning it into a Grant Proposal? This one day workshop is suitable for research staff wanting to submit an application for standard grant funding in STEM subjects. It is essential that you have an idea for a possible funding application, this course will NOT help you to come up with an idea.
Are you considering taking a good idea and turning it into a Grant Proposal? This one day workshop is suitable for research staff wanting to submit an application for standard grant funding in Business, Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities subjects. It is essential that you have an idea for a possible funding application, this course will NOT help you to come up with an idea.
What do reviewers look for?
A Q and A session with academics who sit on grant reviewing panels. What separates a good application from a great one? What criteria do the funders use to grade applications?
Show me the money- a 12 week course
This 12 week structured programme is designed for people wanting to write and submit a funding application. Help and support is given at all stages. Work outside the workshops and a member of academic staff to provide feedback on your project are essential.
A full list of training opportunities currently available for Research Staff.
A range of resources to support mentors and mentees in establishing and maintaining successful partnerships.
Details of the research ethics courses available.
This page is maintained by Dr Emma Sinfield. Please contact Emma if you have any questions.
Last updated 19/08/2015